Bibelotslondon Ltd is a UK registered company based in London Bridge dealing in ephemera and curiosities from Britain and around the world. Our diverse inventory is carefully chosen and constantly evolving.We work very hard to offer the highest quality works at competitive prices. Our inventory is listed online, and we strive to keep our website completely up to date, so our customers can easily check availability. We believe in offering clients items that are unique and rare for aficionados of the antique and collector's world. Bibelot is a late nineteenth century word derived from the French word bel'beautiful', meaning a small item of beauty, curiosity or interest. The word ephemera is derived from the sixteenth century Greek word ephmera meaning a printed or hand written paper not meant to be retained for a long period of time.
She was the daughter of Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich and Grand Duchess Victoria Feodorovna and was born in Coburg. Her parents marriage had not been approved of by Tsar Nicholas II as she was the former wife of the Tsarina's brother and lived in exile prior to World War I.Following the revolution the family moved to Finland and later Germany. She was born a princess, but upon her father's declaration in 1924 to be the Guardian of the Throne and then Emperor, elevated her and her sister to Grand Duchess. In 1925 she married Karl, 6th Prince of Leiningen. Thank you very very much for the peaches and pastilla it was very good of you all to think of us. Nana has just received your letter, and thank you.
We hope you all will come and have tea with us when we come to town. Provenance: Miss Mary Petrie family archives. Photos form part of the description. Size: 13 x 20.5 cm approx. This item is in the category "Collectables\Autographs\Uncertified Originals\Historical".The seller is "bibelotslondon" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.