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Kaiser Friedrich III
Private collection of T. Max Hochstetler
The dating of this card is problematic as it is embossed with the date 1885 but Kaiser Friedrich III was only emperor for a few months in 1888 after the death of his father Wilhelm I. The card is clearly labelled and embossed and it may be that the Schaarwachter studio embossed them according to the date that the photographs were taken rather than the date the cabinet card was issued.
Thanks to T. Max Hochstetler and Dr Robin Lenman for their comments on this photograph.