Queen Marie of Romania
The British princess who was to become the beloved Queen of Romania wrote of herself: I was hardly seventeen when I came among my people. I had left a home I lo
George Peter Healy - Portretul Principelui Carol I (1874)
Carol I, King of Romania (1839-1914) portrait by George P. A. Healey, American artist In 1874 the Paris-educated American artist Painter George Healey made several portraits of the Romanian Princely family of Hohenzollern - Princess Elsabeth of Wied (Carmen Sylva), Princess Consort of Carol I of Hohenzollern with her daughter and that of Prince Carol himself (seen above). Both of these portraits are in the collection of the National History Museum of Bucharest. Prince Carol I (later to…
toujours et a jamais
'l’m just fed up with the monotony. The bally ballyness of it all makes it all seem so bally bally.' Bertie Wooster.