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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

Biography

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”.

Donor

Ulysses Grant Dietz

Studio

Fratelli Vianelli, Venezia

Date

1877

Object Type

Image

Format (Original)

Cabinet Card

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID

Grant_World_Tour_028

Digital ID

Grant_World_Tour_028

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.

Margherita of Savoy, here Queen Consort of Italy

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