» Portraits of British and European royalty. 1860s - 1870s. 98 cartes-de-visite albumen portraits. Most studio mounts with photographer's name below the image on mount recto/verso, most annotated in ink/pencil on mount verso, inserted in gilt-edged window album pages, annotated in ink in German below the images on album pages, bound in full leather album with brass clasps (1 missing). This portrait album represents the closer and distant relatives of the English and Prussian royalty as well as some public celebrities. Includes a studio portrait of Victoria and Prince Albert, Frederic and Victoria of Prussia, Prince Albert, Viscount Palmerston, the Prince of Wales, Crown Prince Frederic and Victoria with their children, some childhood portraits of Prince Wilhelm, Heinrich and Charlotte of Prussia, Ludwig von Hessen and Alice von Great Britain and Ireland, Victoria and Princess Beatrice, Grand Duke of Baden, Princess Elisabeth Wied, Lady Caroline Barrington, Lord Corley, Prince and Princess Wilhelm (later Emperor W. I), Count and Countess W. Perponcher, Marquis de Jumilhac, Guido Count Usedom and Countess Usedom, Count Carl Dönhoff, Maréchal de Castellane, Countess Hatzfeld with children, Count and Countess de Baulaincourt, Prince and Princess Metternich, Count Hatzfeld, Lord Napier, Count and Countess Wrangel, General Wildenbruch and others. The photographers include C. Silvy, Mayall, P.D. Conaghi, Scott & Co. London; H. Günther, F. Jamrath & Sohn, Th. Prümm, H. Graf, P. Biegner & Co., Emma Plank & Maria Gubitz, Berlin; Anjoux, Disderi & Cie, Paris; Ghémar Frères, Brussels; H. Koch, Neuwied; F. Brandt, Flensburg; G. Malovich, Triest; H.B. Kier, Hadersleben; F. Weisbrod, Frankfurt/M.; Mayr & Jacobi, Creuznach; Fratelli d'Alessandri, Rome and Hill & Saunders, Eton. The album is annotated completely in German. Some of the portraits, such as that of Prince Albert and Victoria, are annotated in an old hand on the verso "Papa und Mama". These photos could have belonged to Victoria, the first child of Queen Victoria and mother of Kaiser Wilhelm I. – Some portraits slightly faded and/or with slight foxing, otherwise in good to very condition.