ROYALTY Collection of approximately 100 photographs of members of European royalty, together with several postcards, relating to the royal nanny Kate Fox

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Lot 89
ROYALTY
Collection of approximately 100 photographs of members of European royalty, together with several postcards, relating to the royal nanny Kate Fox

Sold for £ 120 (US$ 152) inc. premium

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24 Feb 2009, 10:30 GMT

Oxford

ROYALTY
Collection of approximately 100 photographs of members of European royalty, together with several postcards, relating to the royal nanny Kate Fox, gelatin silver prints, a few mounted, many captioned on verso or below, some portraits signed by sitters, c.1910-1950 (quantity)

Footnotes

  • Kate Fox, "Nurnie", was nanny to the children of Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark and Grand Duchess Helen of Russia - Princess Olga (later of Yugoslavia), Princess Elizabeth (later Countess of Toerring-Jettenbach), and Princess Marina (later Duchess of Kent). The photographs include: the princesses with their parents and with Miss Fox; Princess Marina's children; a postcard, and Christmas card, from Princess Olga to Miss Fox; 2 signed portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Kent, Prince George and Princess Marina; a signed portrait of Princess Alexandra; a signed portrait of Prince Nicholas with his children.

Saleroom notices

  • Includes a Cabinet Photograph of Grand Duchess Marie Nicholaevna, a snapshot of three children including Grand Duchess Olga Nicholaevna (c.1904), and another related photograph.
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