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Portrait of Margherita of Savoy, Queen Consort of Italy standing with seated son, Vittorio Emanuele III
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
H. Le Lieure, Fotografo di S.S.R.M, Roma
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