Her Serene Highness Princess Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie ("Alice") of Battenberg was born in the Tapestry Room at Windsor Castle in Berkshire in the presence of her great-grandmother, Queen Victoria. She was the eldest child of Prince Louis of Battenberg and his wife Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine. Married Prince Andrew of Greece. Mother of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1814–1858) was a French Crown Princess after her marriage in 1837 to the eldest son of Louis Philippe I, Ferdinand Philippe of Orléans. Mother of the future Count of Paris and Duke of Chartres. Descendants include the present Count of Paris, and the kings of Spain and Belgium. Her younger son Robert fought in the Union Army in the Civil War.
Josephine Baker surrounded by admirers at the Olympia theater in Paris in the 1940s surrounded by admirers. Her husband, Jo Bouillon and the French singer and actor, Georges Guetary are at her side. Photo: Maurice Zalewski, Gamma-Rapho/Getty.
Jewel-cabinet, c.1851. Commissioned by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria, this jewel cabinet is a proud dynastic statement incorporating the Queen’s favourite image of the Prince, the Royal and Saxe-Coburg arms, and portraits of their six children born before 1851. Designed in the form of a large reliquary, the cabinet was Elkington’s most important exhibit at the Great Exhibition at Crystal Palace.
Menu, Techau Tavern, San Francisco
1930s Ghana: A young King Otumfuo Osei Agyeman Prempeh II, King of Asante, 1931- 1970. In 1931, the year of his installation, he immediately began to work for the restoration of Asante Confederacy, which was accomplished in 1935. Accordingly his status was raised from that of Kumasihene to Asantehene. This was one of his greatest achievements. During his reign he managed to get large parts of Asante lands, which had been taken over by the British restored to the Golden Stool (more at link).