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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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Ax131391

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

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

x12167

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

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

Ax46765

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

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

x5029

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

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

x9115

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ax50818

Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 9 October 1860
NPG Ax50818

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
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x139661

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