Princess Marie, Roumanie
Accession Number: 1975:0112:0559 Maker: Ch. Chusseau-Flaviens Title: Princess Marie, Roumanie Date: ca. 1900-1919 Medium: negative, gelatin on glass Dimensions: 12 x 9 cm. George Eastman House Collection General information about the George Eastman House Photography Collection is available at www.eastmanhouse.org/inc/collections/photography.php. For information on obtaining reproductions go to: www.eastmanhouse.org/flickr/index.php?pid=1975:0112:0559.
Marie of Edinburgh acquiring the Romanian identity
Princess Marie in her first Romanian peasant costume (from the Arges ethnographic region) given to her by King Carol as a wedding gift. Romanian peasant dress was introduced for court festivities and ceremonies by Queen Elizabeth. The peasants were identified in the national ideology as the quintessential Romanians and many among the Romanian elite started in that period to…