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Marie, Queen of Romania

(1875-1938), Nurse and writer; wife of Ferdinand I, King of Romania; daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh

Sitter in 62 portraits
The daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, granddaughter of Queen Victoria and through her mother the Czar of Russia. Marie married Ferdinand, Crown Prince of Romania in 1893. There she became interested in folk costume and often wore national dress. Marie devoted much of her time to charitable works. She spent World War I nursing Romanian soldiers and distributing provisions from her Rolls Royce. Her two eldest daughters married King George II of Greece and King Alexander I of Yugoslavia. Marie became known as 'Queen Mother of the Balkans'.

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1902
NPG x81685

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1902
NPG x81686

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1902
NPG x81687

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1902
NPG x81688

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
half-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x137702

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81763

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81764

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81766

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81767

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81768

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81769

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81770

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81771

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81772

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81773

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81774

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81775

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81776

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81777

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Marie, Queen of Romania

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1910
NPG x81778

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