portrait facing right, with white dress
 
Image of Empress of Germany - Kaiserin Augusta Victoria - facing right
portrait facing left, with blue dress
 
Image of Empress of Germany - Kaiserin Augusta Victoria - facing left
the image of this portrait was copied from
the Stevengraph Collectors' Association newsletter
 
 

Empress of Germany

Augusta Victoria

(Kaiserin of Germany)


Reference Number:- Sprake Number:- Godden Number:-
so 244 STG100 not recorded
 
Words:
Woven on silk:-
 

Printed at bottom of card-mount:-

 

Size:
Card-mount:
cm deep by cm wide

silk:
cm deep by cm wide

Comments:
by Sprake:
 

by Godden:
The portrait shown above is sometimes referred to as 'Empress Augusta Victoria of Germany'.

August Victoria was the eldest daughter of Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg. She was born on 22 October 1858, married Wilhelm II in February 1881, and died on 11 April 1921.

The back-label title is simply EMPRESS OF GERMANY, and it was first included on label 31+29a of 1895. Like most Stevens portrait silks of Continental personages, this subject is now extremely rare.

Within the narrative, Godden notes that this portrait is recorded as facing both right and left - as shown above

Other comments:
Augusta Victoria was the wife of Wilhelm II, Emperor of German [so572 on this site], and the last Kaiserin of Germany.



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This record was renumbered on 11 October 2017 when the title was changed to Empress of Germany © Peter Daws
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