Julia Grant World Tour Photographs

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Portrait of Maria Pia, Queen of Portugal pictured standing in dark dress and veil

Biography

Maria Pia was the daughter of Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy. In 1862, she married King Luis I of Portugal becoming his Queen Consort. Queen Maria Pia had two sons Carlos I and Alfonso. An audience was arranged for the Grants to meet both the King and Queen later at the Royal Palace during their visit to Portugal. The Grants were also invited to dine with the King and Queen. During this reception, Queen Maria Pia presented her two sons to Mrs. Grant. Mrs. Grant wrote in her memories that the Queen looked so young she appeared to be the older sister of her sons. She was very interested in the Queen and enjoyed conversation with her.

Donor

Ulysses Grant Dietz

Studio

H. Le Lieure, Fotografo di S.S.R.M, Roma

Date

1877

Object Type

Image

Format (Original)

Cabinet Card

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID

Grant_World_Tour_049

Digital ID

Grant_World_Tour_049

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Repository

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

Rights

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 Pia, Queen of Portugal

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