Vintage Clip Art - Faux Bois Frames with Scrolls - The Graphics Fairy
Elizaveta Fedorovna (Elizabeth Romanova), a German princess in 1880’s-90’s Russia, where she married the fifth son of Tsar Alexander II. She was said to be the most beautiful woman in Europe. Her husband was killed by a bomb in 1905. A champion of the poor, she became a nun after her husband's murder. Arrested and buried alive 1918 by the Red Army. Canonized in 1981.
The longest journey recorded in a sedan chair was made by Princess Amelia, youngest daughter of King George III, who in 1728 was carried by 8 chairmen working in reliefs from London to Bath, a distance of 172 kms (107 miles). This sedan chair door lock features the initials "V.F." and a set of crossed keys with the wording "PARIS" and the number "34".