Antique Royal Danish Photo Tsar Nicholas II Romanov Grand Duchess Baby Dagmar

Fine antique royal Danish photograph by Mary Steen (1856-1939), of Tsar Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna and Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna on a royal visit to King Christian IX of Denmark in 1896 to show the new baby Grand Duchess (she is seated on the lap of her mother next to King Christian), Dagmar stands near her father and next to her sister Queen Alexandra holding her dogs, Tsar Nicholas II stands behind his mother, whilst to his left is Queen Louise of Denmark, Prince Christian of Hanover stands behind Queen Alexandra, his wife Princess Thyra stands on the left hand side of Queen Louise, with her children seated on the floor and in the arms of the King and Queen.

Steen of Copenhagen pioneered indoor photography with pictures of families inside their homes, later becoming a court photographer.

Size: 17 x 11 cm approx