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Portrait of Maria Feodorovna in crown, Empress of Russia

Biography

Maria Feodorovna was a daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark. In 1866, she married Alexander III, the Crown Prince of Russia. She later became Queen Consort when her husband succeeded to the throne of Russia. In St. Petersburg Russia, Mrs. Grant met the future Czarina Maria Feodorovna and conveyed a message from her mother the Queen of Denmark. Mrs. Grant had met the Queen of Denmark before going to Russia and had asked the Queen if there was any message she would like to send to her daughter. The Queen of Denmark asked Mrs. Grand to send her daughter a message of her love.

Donor

Ulysses Grant Dietz

Studio

Studio information in Russian

Date

1877

Object Type

Image

Format (Original)

Cabinet Card

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID

Grant_World_Tour_019

Digital ID

Grant_World_Tour_019

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Repository

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University Libraries.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Contact Information

For more information on the contents of this collection, email usgpresidentiallibrary@library.msstate.edu.

Maria Feodorovna, Empress of Russia

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