Alix, Princess of Hesse (1872-1918), later Alexandra-Feodorovna, last Empress of Russia A photograph of the Princess, mounted on photographer's card ('J. Russell & Sons, Portman Sq., London') signed at the bottom in pen 'Alix Princess of Hesse. Harrogate. 1894.' 15.8 x 11 cm. (6 ¼ x 4 3/8 in.)
Lot 163
Alix, Princess of Hesse
(1872-1918), later Alexandra-Feodorovna, last Empress of Russia
A photograph of the Princess, mounted on photographer's card ('J. Russell & Sons, Portman Sq., London') signed at the bottom in pen 'Alix Princess of Hesse. Harrogate. 1894.' 15.8 x 11 cm. (6 ¼ x 4 3/8 in.)
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 2,700 - 4,000

Russian Sale

1 Jun 2006, 10:30 BST

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
Alix, Princess of Hesse (1872-1918), later Alexandra-Feodorovna, last Empress of Russia
A photograph of the Princess, mounted on photographer's card ('J. Russell & Sons, Portman Sq., London') signed at the bottom in pen 'Alix Princess of Hesse. Harrogate. 1894.' 15.8 x 11 cm. (6 ¼ x 4 3/8 in.)

Footnotes

  • Staying under the name 'Baroness Starckenburg', at the time of the photograph Alix was visiting Cathcart House, a spa in Yorkshire where she received treatment for sciatica and enjoyed a degree of privacy following the flurry of public interest in her engagement to the Tsarevich Nicholas earlier that year.
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