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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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