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New-York Historical Society Portrait Collection
circa 1640-2020 (bulk, 1800-1950)
 PR 52

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Collection processed by committee, 2003; finding aid migrated by Joseph Ditta, 2020.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 08, 2022
Finding aid written in English

Container List

Series III. Royalty


"Series III. Royalty" is divided in three subseries:

Subseries III.A.
 Royalty: Small Format
Subseries III.B.
 Royalty: Large Format
Subseries III.C.
 Royalty: Oversize Format

Subseries III.A. Royalty: Small Format


This subseries is organized by country, and thereunder alphabetically by name. Royals with less than 5 images are filed in a "general" file; those with more than 5 images have their own folder.

Container 1     Title Date
Box: R1 Austria

Scope and Contents

Franz Joseph I (1830-1916)

Box: R1 Belgium
Box: R1 Brazil

Scope and Contents

Pedro II (1825-1891), and Teresa Christina

Box: R1 Denmark
Box: R1 France

Scope and Contents

Louis XI (1423-1483)
Louis XV (1710-1774)
Louis XVI (1754-1793)
Marie Antoinette, consort of Louis XVI

Box: R1 Germany

Scope and Contents

Frederick II, King of Prussia (1712-1786) [Frederick the Great]
Frederick III (1831-1888)
Karl, King of Wurttemburg (1823-1891) and Olga, Queen
William I (1797-1888) and Augusta
William II (1859-1941) and Augusta Victoria

Box: R1 Great Britain

Scope and Contents

Albert, Prince Consort of Queen Victoria
Alexandra, Consort of Edward VII
Anne (1665-1714)
Charles I (1600-1649)
Edward VII (1841-1910)

Box: R2 Great Britain (continued)

Scope and Contents

Elizabeth I (1533-1603)
Elizabeth II (b. 1926) and Phillip, Prince Consort
George III (1738-1820)
George V (1865-1936)
Henry VIII (1491-1547) and wives
James II (1633-1701)
Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1587)
Victoria (1819-1901)

Box: R2 Greece
Box: R2 Hawaii
Box: R2 Holland
Box: R2 Italy

Scope and Contents

Umberto I (1844-1900) and Margherita

Box: R2 Norway

Scope and Contents

Haakon VII, and Maud

Box: R2 Portugal
Box: R2 Romania
Box: R2 Russia

Scope and Contents

Aleksei Aleksandrovich [Alexis], Grand Duke of Russia (1850-1908)
Alexander I, Emperor of Russia (1777-1825)
Alexander II, Emperor of Russia (1818-1881)
Alexander III, Emperor of Russia (1845-1894) and Maria, Empress
Nicholas I, Emperor of Russia (1796-1855)

Box: R2 Serbia
Box: R2 Spain
Box: R2 Sweden

Scope and Contents

Oscar II, King of Sweden (1829-1907) and Sophia, Queen

Box: R2 Thailand
Box: R2 Turkey

Subseries III.B. Royalty: Large Format


This subseries includes portraits that would be considered Medium and Large sizes in other series. Every person represented in this subseries is listed by name. Countries with large amounts of royals represented are grouped together. Sitters having their own folder are so identified.

Container 1     Title Date
Drawer: Large France

Scope and Contents

Eugenie, Empress (1826-1920) (separate folder)
Francis I (1494-1547)
Louis XV (1710-1774)
Louis XVI (1754-1793)
Marie Antoinette, Queen (1755-1793)
Marie Louise, Empress (1791-1847)

Drawer: Large Germany

Scope and Contents

Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse-Darmstadt (1843-1878)
Beatrice, Princess of Battenberg (1857-1944)
Frederick II, King of Prussia (1712-1786) (separate folder)
Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-1888)
Helena Augusta Victoria, Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein
Luise, Queen of Prussia (1776-1810)
Olga, Queen of Wurttemberg (1822-1892)
William II, German Emperor (1859-1941)
Victoria, Empress (1840-1901)

Drawer: Large Great Britain

Scope and Contents

Anne, Queen (1665-1714)
Charles I (1600-1649)
Charles II (1630-1685)
Charles Edward, Prince (1720-1788)
Edward VII (1841-1910) and Queen Alexandra (1844-1925) (separate folder)
Elizabeth I (1533-1603)
George III (1738-1820)
George IV (1762-1830)
George V (1865-1936) and Queen Mary (1867-1953 (separate folder)
George VI (1895-1952)
Henrietta Maria, Queen (1609-1669)
Louise, Princess, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1587)
Victoria, Queen (1819-1901) and group picture of children (separate folder)
William IV (1765-1837) (separate folder)
Windsor, Edward, Duke of (1894-1972)

Drawer: Large Other royalty

Scope and Contents

Albert I, King of the Belgians (1875-1934)
Charles III, King of Spain (1716-1788)
Charles XII, King of Sweden (1682-1718)
Gorchakov, Aleksandr Mikhailovich, Prince (1798-1883)
Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands (1909-2004)
Juana, la Loca, Queen of Castile (1479-1555)
Maria I, Queen of Portugal (1734-1816)
Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands (1880-1962)

Subseries III.C. Royalty: Oversize Format

Container 1     Title Date
Drawer: Oversize Oversize royalty

Scope and Contents

Albert, consort of Queen Victoria (1819-1861)
Carlo Alberto, King of Sardinia (1798-1849)
Victoria, Queen (1819-1901) and family
Vittorio Emmanuel, King of Italy (1820-1878)

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