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William & Daniel Downey (active 1860-early 1900s)

Alexandra, Princess of Wales, and Princess Louise in an open fan-shaped photograph frame 1864-75

RCIN 55856

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A gilt metal strut frame in the form of an open fan, the central oval aperture containing a tinted photograph by W. & D. Downey of Alexandra, Princess of Wales, and her eldest daughter, Princess Louise, and a lock of hair. This photograph was taken after the Princess's recovery from the severe attack of rheumatic fever which followed the birth of Princess Louise in 1867.