Saturday, 24 March 2018

Princess Alice’s Darmstadt in 1870

Princess Alice, the daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, married Prince Ludwig of Hesse-Darmstadt in 1862. Until their new palace was completed in 1866, they lived with his parents in his childhood home the Prinz Karl Palais. Karl was the brother of Empress Maria Alexandrovna, the wife of Alexander II.
 
Photograph c1870 (below) of the Prinz Karl Palais
 Photographs c1870 (below) of the Residenzschloss

Photograph c1870 (below) of Prinz Alexander Palais, the brother of Karl and Empress Maria
Photograph c1870 (below) of the Alte Palais, the future residence of Victoria of Battenberg
Photograph c1870 (below) of the Neues Palais completed in 1866
Photograph c1870 (below) of the Jagdschloss Kranichstein, the summer home of Alice and Ludwig
Photograph c1863 (below) of Princess Alice and Prince Ludwig in Darmstadt

No comments:

Post a Comment