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Leonida Caldesi 
Princess Helena (1846-1923) and Princess Louise, later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) 
1859, 7 April 
  
Albumen print 
15.9 x 11.5 cm (image) 
  
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2900163 
  
 
LL/90905 
  
Subject(s)
Princess Helena, consort of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1846-1923)
Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
 
Photograph of a full length double portrait of Princess Helena (1846-1923) and Princess Louise, later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) standing, facing slightly towards each other and looking at the camera. The princesses wear costumes intended to represent Swiss peasants. This includes a hat decorated with flowers, knee-length dresses with full skirts and fingerless gloves. There is a pillar covered in foliage on the far left side of the photograph.
 
The princesses are dressed for the Bal Costumé at Buckingham Palace. 
 

 
  
 
  
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