|Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Duchess of Teck|
The Royal Collection
Image Courtesy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
This photograph by an unknown person dates to about 1890 and shows Princess Mary Adelaide, the Duchess of Teck (1833-1897).
The mother of the future Queen Mary has been posed, facing three-quarters, with a lace shawl draped over her head. Princess Mary Adelaide wears a pearl earring and a sumptuous diamond necklace comprised of crescent shapes.
The photo once belonged to Queen Mary, and now, is part of the personal collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.