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Portrait of Prinz Albert Wilhelm Heinrich von Preußen and Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine, and their children: Waldemar, Sigusmund and Heinrich.
Berlin, 1901. Original photograph, cabinetcard, albumen print, 16,8 x 11 cm. Prinz Albert Wilhelm Heinrich von Preußen, or Prince Henry of Prussia (born Albert Wilhelm Heinrich, 14 August 1862 - 20 April 1929), was a younger brother of German Emperor William II and a Prince of Prussia. He was also a grandson of Queen Victoria. A career naval officer, he held various commands in the Imperial German Navy, eventually rose to the rank of Grand Admiral and Generalinspekteur der Marine. - - - Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (Irene Luise Marie Anne, Princess of Hesse and by Rhine, 11 July 1866 - 11 November 1953) was the third child and third daughter of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom and Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine. Her maternal grandparents were Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Her paternal grandparents were Prince Charles of Hesse and by Rhine and Princess Elizabeth of Prussia. She was the wife of Prince Henry of Prussia, a younger brother of Wilhelm II, German Emperor and her first cousin. The SS Prinzessin Irene, a liner of the North German Lloyd was named after her. KEYWORDS:photo/germany.
Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books [Hoofddorp, Netherlands]

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