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Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

(1797-1889), Wife of Prince Adolphus Frederick, 1st Duke of Cambridge

Sitter associated with 20 portraits
Princess Augusta was the third daughter of Friedrich III, Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel. Born at Rumpenheim Castle, Cassel in Germany., she married her second cousin, the Duke of Cambridge in 1818. From then until the ascension of Queen Victoria and the separation of the Hanoverian and British crowns, they lived in Hanover where the Duke served as Viceroy on behalf of his brothers, King George IV and King William IV. In 1837 they returned to Britain and lived at Cambridge Cottage, Kew and later St. James' Palace. Their three children included the 2nd Duke of Cambridge, Princess Augusta and Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, later Duchess of Teck who became mother of George V's consort, Queen Mary.

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Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax131391

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 October 1860
NPG Ax131391

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge, by Camille Silvy - NPG x12167

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 October 1860
NPG x12167

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age', by Ashford Brothers & Co, after  Disdéri, and  Camille Silvy, and  Duroni & Murer, and  Émile Desmaisons, and  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  (George) Herbert Watkins, and  William Edward Kilburn, and  Horatio Nelson King, and  John & Charles Watkins, and  - NPG x139661

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and Duroni & Murer, and Émile Desmaisons, and John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and (George) Herbert Watkins, and William Edward Kilburn, and Horatio Nelson King, and John & Charles Watkins, and
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x139661

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge, by Oliver François Xavier Sarony - NPG Ax46765

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
NPG Ax46765

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge, by Oliver François Xavier Sarony - NPG x5029

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
NPG x5029

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge, by Walery, published by  Sampson Low & Co - NPG x9115

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published April 1889
NPG x9115

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge, by Johann Giere, after  Georg Friedrich Reichmann - NPG D7448

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Johann Giere, after Georg Friedrich Reichmann
lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D7448

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge ('An illustrious consort'), by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by  Thomas McLean - NPG D9259

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge ('An illustrious consort')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published July 1818
NPG D9259

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge ('An illustrious consort'), by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by  Thomas McLean - NPG D9260

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge ('An illustrious consort')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published July 1818
NPG D9260

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge, by James Thomson (Thompson), published by  Dean & Munday, after  John Partridge - NPG D16076

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by James Thomson (Thompson), published by Dean & Munday, after John Partridge
stipple engraving, published 1 July 1818
NPG D16076

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge, by James Thomson (Thompson), published by  Dean & Munday, after  John Partridge - NPG D8036

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by James Thomson (Thompson), published by Dean & Munday, after John Partridge
stipple engraving printed in colours, published 1 July 1818
NPG D8036

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge, by William Say, published by  Whittaker & Co, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D8035

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by William Say, published by Whittaker & Co, after Alfred Edward Chalon
mezzotint, published July 1830
NPG D8035

Key to Mr Leslie's picture of Queen Victoria receiving the Holy Sacrament at her Coronation, published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after  Charles Robert Leslie - NPG D33660

Key to Mr Leslie's picture of Queen Victoria receiving the Holy Sacrament at her Coronation

published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after Charles Robert Leslie
engraving, published 1839
NPG D33660

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge, by Thomas Herbert Maguire, printed by  M & N Hanhart, published by  John Mitchell, after  Franz Xaver Winterhalter - NPG D33289

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Thomas Herbert Maguire, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by John Mitchell, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
lithograph, published 1 May 1851 (1849)
NPG D33289

The Funeral Procession of Arthur, Duke of Wellington, by Samuel Henry Gordon Alken, and by  George Augustus Sala, published by  Ackermann & Co - NPG D42981

The Funeral Procession of Arthur, Duke of Wellington

by Samuel Henry Gordon Alken, and by George Augustus Sala, published by Ackermann & Co
hand coloured etching and aquatint, 1 March 1853
NPG D42981

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Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 9 October 1860
NPG Ax50818

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