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Princess Maria Luisa of Bourbon-Parma

Princess Maria Luisa of Bourbon-Parma, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of SciencesenlargePrincess Maria Luisa of Bourbon-Parma, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


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Object:Princess Maria Luisa of Bourbon-Parma
Description:Autographed full length portrait of a seated woman wearing a long official light-coloured dress with insignias of honour and a crown. She is holding a fan.
Comment:Princess Maria Luisa of Bourbon-Parma (17 January 1870 – 31 January 1899) was the eldest daughter of Robert I, the last reigning Duke of Parma. She became Princess Consort of Bulgaria upon her marriage to Ferdinand of Bulgaria, the Prince Regnant at the time (who became Tsar after her death). She was the mother of Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria. Marie Louise died in Sofia, twenty four hours after giving birth to her fourth child.
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 213mm x 136mm
Image: 196mm x 129mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:150 Behavior Processes and Personality > 156 Social Personality
290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 565 Classes
640 State
Copyright:Научен архив на Българската академия на науките
Archive:Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Inv. No.: Ф. 19К, оп. 2, а.е. 54-1
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova