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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 18 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
albumen carte-de-visite, 9 October 1860
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Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

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

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Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

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

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Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

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

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Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

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

D7448

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 9 October 1860
NPG Ax50818