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A pair of Prussian Royal silhouette portraits, ink and watercolor, of Princess Louise and Princess Victoria; housed within an elaborate pierced gilt bronze easel frame with extensive engraving. Gothic Revival frame design features a pierced crown, opposing winged griffins, and scrolled feet with a fleur de lis center drop. Inscription en verso reads, "Victoria, Princess Frederick William of Prussia, Princess Royal of Great Britain and Ireland and Louise, Grand Duchess of Baden, Princess of Prussia. Christmas, 1858." Princess Louise (b. December 3, 1838, d. April 23, 1923) was the younger sister of Frederick III of Germany. Victoria, Princess Royal of England (b. November 21, 1840, d. August 5, 1901) married Prince Frederick William of Prussia January 1858. Frederick later became German Emperor and King of Prussia, known as Frederick III. 12 3/4" H x 12 1/2" W. Provenance: Riceville, TN collection. CONDITION: Crease and water stain lower margin of Princess Louise watercolor and light crease to Princess Victoria portrait lower right margin. Gilt bronze frame with light wear to oval frame edges and beading on crown.