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Portrait of Princess Pauline (von Wied) of Würtemberg.
Stuttgart, 1895. Original photograph, cabinetcard, albumen print, 16,5 x 10,8 cm. Princess Pauline of Württemberg (German: Prinzessin Pauline Olga Helene Emma von Württemberg; 19 December 1877 - 7 May 1965) was the elder daughter of William II of Württemberg and wife of William Frederick, Prince of Wied (elder brother of William, Prince of Albania). She was the last Princess of Württemberg, as well as the last senior member of the House of Württemberg. She was for many years the regional director of the German Red Cross, in several western Germany regions. Pauline was born at Stuttgart, Kingdom of Württemberg the first child of King William II of Württemberg (1848-1921) by his first wife Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1857-1882) daughter of George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and Princess Helena of Nassau. Princess Pauline of Württemberg was indicted by a United States Military Government court for "having concealed two prominent Nazis since October 1945." The 70-year-old princess admitted "having deliberately provided a haven for Frau Gertrud Scholtz-Klink" and her husband, former Maj. General August Heissmayer of the SS. The Princess, according to the New York Times report, acknowledged knowing that Frau Scholtz-Klink was "known as the chief of all Nazi women's organizations," but she denied that she had been aware of Heissmayer's SS position. Princess Pauline and her nurse, who was also indicted, were released "on her personal bail." She will be tried in Ludwigsburg on March 23. She informed the United States interrogator that she was for many years the … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books [Hoofddorp, Netherlands]

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