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The Diminished Class

The Diminished Class. Faces of Monarchies.Created by: PICRYLDated: 1920
[Edward, Duke of Windsor, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front, in rowboat (scull?) at Waikiki Beach, Honolulu]
The Diminished Class. Faces of Monarchies. Portraits of disappeared, replaced but survived class.
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Queen Victoria, c.1870.

Queen Victoria, c.1870.

By Andre-Adolphe-Eugene Disderi .....A cabinet card sized woodburytype of Queen Victoria (1819-1901), taken in about 1870 by the French photographer Disderi (1819-1889). This is from the 'Disderi' album in the ... more

Czar Nicholas II

Czar Nicholas II

Artist: C.L. Co..Artist Bio: German publishing company, active early 20th century.Creation Date: 1913.Process: postcard.Credit Line: Gift of Stephen White ... more

Head Quarters staff: 1) Colonel Vico; 2) Major the Honourable Leicester Curzon; 3) Lord Burghersh; 4) Orderly; 5) Count Revel; 6) Mr. Calvert Interpreter; 7) Colonel Poulet[t] Somerset; 8) Colonel A. Hardinge; 9) Dr. Prendergast; 10) Commander Maxse; 11) Colonel Kingcote

Head Quarters staff: 1) Colonel Vico; 2) Major the Honourable Leiceste...

British and French staff officers, full-length group portrait, posed sitting and standing on steps at British(?) headquarters. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: James, Crimea 1854-56 : the war... more

[Emperor Maximilian, seated, far right, and three other men, in Vienna]

[Emperor Maximilian, seated, far right, and three other men, in Vienna...

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: researcher M. P. Higgins, 2018) In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 3, upper right. On mount: Two fo... more

[Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, half-length portrait, standing,  facing front]

[Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, half-length portrait, standing, facin...

Title devised by Library staff. On verso: L'Angerer, K.K. Hof-Photograph in Wien, Nach der Natur photogr. Vervielfalugung vorbehalten. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emp... more

Prince of Wales and suite

Prince of Wales and suite

Photograph shows the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) and his entourage at photographer Mathew Brady's New Photographic Studio, Broadway and 10th Street, New York City. Copyright by M.B. Brady. Brady Ste... more

His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, with Mayor Howard of Portland on his left; photographed just prior to departure on board his fleet, at Portland, Maine, October 20, 1860 / by George Stacy, 143 Madison Street, New-York.

His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, with Mayor Howard of Portland...

Stereograph shows the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) with Mayor Joseph Howard of Portland, Maine in a carriage in the street as a crowd watches, on October 20, 1860 in Portland, Maine. Title from item. "Fro... more

Prince George of Wales

Prince George of Wales

Photograph showing King George V as a young man in head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Title from item.

[Queen Victoria, full-length portrait, facing left]

[Queen Victoria, full-length portrait, facing left]

Title devised by Library staff. Written in ink on verso: Queen of England, 1862; copied from original of Mayall, 224 Regent St., London. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

H.R.H. the Prince of Wales & Prince Alfred / Window & Bridge 63A Baker St. London.

H.R.H. the Prince of Wales & Prince Alfred / Window & Bridge 63A Baker...

Photograph shows Prince Albert (standing) and Prince Alfred (seated), full-length portrait, facing right. Title from item.

Crown Prince and Princess of Germany

Crown Prince and Princess of Germany

Title: Crown Prince and Princess of Germany.Artist: John Jabez E. Mayall.Artist Bio: American, b. England, 1810 - 1901.Creation Date: c. 1865.Process: carte-de-visite.Credit Line: Gift of E. Meadows.Accession N... more

[Wilhelm I, Emperor of Germany, in regalia, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Wilhelm I, Emperor of Germany, in regalia, half-length portrait, faci...

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: Gift, Virginia S. Benjamin, Feb. 12, 1946. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

Count Bismarck / engraved for the Eclectic by Perine & Giles, N.Y.

Count Bismarck / engraved for the Eclectic by Perine & Giles, N.Y.

Otto Bismarck, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, and elephant, Terai

H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, and elephant, Terai

Photograph showing the Prince of Wales posing with elephant bearing a howdah, Terai, India, 1875 or 1876. Title from item. In album: India. No. 91.

H.R.H. the Prince of Wales and party, with first tiger killed by H.R.H. in India / B & S.

H.R.H. the Prince of Wales and party, with first tiger killed by H.R.H...

Photograph showing the Prince of Wales, holding rifle, posing with members of his party and a dead tiger, during his tour of India, 1875-76. Title from item. In album: India. No. 50.

[Pedro III, Emperor of Brazil, 1825-1891, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing right]

[Pedro III, Emperor of Brazil, 1825-1891, three-quarter length portrai...

Photo copyrighted by Hodseworth & Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

The Empress Dowager of China

The Empress Dowager of China

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. LOT subdivision subject: China. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

Count Wolkenstein and wife, Cosima Wagner

Count Wolkenstein and wife, Cosima Wagner

Photograph shows Cosima Wagner (1837-1930), second wife of the German composer Richard Wagner; Austrian diplomat Anton Karl Simon Graf von Wolkenstein-Trostburg (1832-1913) and his wife Marie ("Mimi") Countess ... more

The Crown Prince

The Crown Prince

Prince of Thailand, full-length portrait, seated, facing front. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection.

'Lord and Lady Curzon on an Elephant'

'Lord and Lady Curzon on an Elephant'

Photographer unknown..Collection of National Media Museum..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions of the original ph... more

Viscount Sone[?]

Viscount Sone[?]

Half lgth., facing left. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. LOT subdivision subject: Korea. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: BI, Korea.

[Count Henry Adelmann von Adelmannsfelden, head-and-shoulders portrait] / Photographie R. H. Pfaehler, Ebingen ...

[Count Henry Adelmann von Adelmannsfelden, head-and-shoulders portrait...

Title devised by Library staff from hand-written name on back of the photo. Written on verso: Count Henry Adelmann von Adelmannsfelden 1893. Judge in A." Reference copy in BIOG FILE. In 1894, John Boyd Thacher ... more

Field Marshal Count Yamagata, the von Moltke of Japan

Field Marshal Count Yamagata, the von Moltke of Japan

Aritomo Yamagata, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right.

Prince Hilkoff, Minister of Ways and Communications, with his staff beside train, enroute to Moscow

Prince Hilkoff, Minister of Ways and Communications, with his staff be...

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Prince Hilkoff, Minister of Ways and Communications, with his staff, inspecting railway construction

Prince Hilkoff, Minister of Ways and Communications, with his staff, i...

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Crown Princess entering King's carriage, after accident to her own, Independence Day, Athens

Crown Princess entering King's carriage, after accident to her own, In...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood (J.F. Jarvis, publisher). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Carriages...; Greco..; Gr. Athens 1897; Processions; Gr.... more

Princess Mary & Brothers

Princess Mary & Brothers

Photograph shows Princess Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (1897-1965), and her brothers, who were children of King George V and Queen Mary. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)