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Queen Ranavalona III, Antananarivo, Madagascar (Queen of Madagascar, 1861-1917)
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International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960, Photographs of the Mission and Diakonia Archives, VID Specialized University, Stavanger, Norway, ca.1870-1950, Filename: IMP-NMS-APG-003, Legacy record Id: impa-m2297
Queen Ranavalona III standing beside a throne table which her crown is lying on. She is wearing a beautiful royal gown which has some embroidery on it. Her hair is braided.; Ranavalona III is the last Queen of Madagascar. She reigned from 1883-1896. Then Madagascar became a French colony and she was exiled. She died in Algeria in 1917. Her grave is in Madagascar.See also IMPA 368.