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Portrait of Margherita of Savoy, here Queen Consort of Italy in formal attire, wearing pearls and necklace containing picture of husband, Umberto I
Margarita was the daughter of Prince Ferdinand of Savoy and Princess Elizabeth of Saxony. She married Umberto I and became Queen Consort from 1878-1900. The royal couple had one son, Victor Emmanuel III who would succeed his father to the Italian throne from 1900-1946. Mrs. Grant commented in her memoirs that the queen was “lovely and fair”.
Ulysses Grant Dietz
Fratelli Vianelli, Venezia
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