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Princess Augusta Caroline, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1822-1916), Daughter of Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge

Sitter in 4 portraits
Princess Augusta of Cambridge was the daughter of Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge and his wife Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel. She had one brother Prince George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge and a sister, Princess Mary of Cambridge, later the Duchess of Teck. She married her cousin Grand Duke Friedrich Wilhelm of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She spent most of her adult life in Germany but retained close personal ties with the British royal family and was particularly close to her niece, the future Queen Mary. She died at Neustelitz as the longest lived grandchild of George III and the longest lived British princess until Princess Alice.

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Ax38295

Princess Augusta Caroline, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published July 1889
NPG Ax38295

x9155

Princess Augusta Caroline, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published July 1889
NPG x9155

D7449

Princess Augusta Caroline, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

by Charles Wentworth Wass, after Heliss Mayeuse
stipple engraving, published 1842
NPG D7449