22 May 2001
SIR WILLIAM CHARLES ROSS, R.A. (1794/95-1860)
Victoria, Princess Royal (1840-1901) as a child, holding the long blue silk ribbons of her hat, facing left in white dress, black coat, blue-lined staw hat adorned with black and blue ribbons in her curly fair hair; foliate background
signed and dated on the reverse 'Sir W. C. Ross R.A: Pinxt. Miniature Painter to the Queen. London 1848.'
oval, 3 5/16 in. (84 mm.) high, gilt-bronze mount within rectangular gilt-wood frame with bunches of flowers at corners
Louis-Charles-Philippe d'Orléans, Duc de Nemours (1814-1896).
Ferdinand-Philippe-Marie d'Orléans, Duc d'Alençon (1844-1910), second son of the latter.
Philippe-Emmanuel d'Orléans, Duc de Vendôme (1872-1931), son of the latter.
Charles-Philippe d'Orléans, Duc de Nemours (1905-1970), first son of the latter.
Duchesse de Nemours née Margaret Watson (1899-1993), wife of the latter
Acquired at the sale of the estate of the latter.
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Victoria, Princess Royal, the eldest of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's nine children, married Frederick William of Prussia, later Emperor of Germany and had eight children including the future Kaiser William II.
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