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POSTCARD – PRINZESSIN EITEL FRIEDRICH

SKU: 38-2352

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This postcard shows Prinzessin Eitel Friedrich (1879-1964). She was born Sophia Charlotte, a Duchess of the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg. She was married to Prinz Eitel Friedrich (1883-1942) one of Kaiser Wilhelm II’s six sons. It was well known publicly that the marriage was unhappy. Rumors of infidelities by both parties and suggestions that the Prinz was homosexual were rampant. Supposedly, Eitel Friedrich had wanted to divorce Sophia in 1919, but was prevented from doing so by his father. They finally were divorced in 1926. They had no children. She is seated at a table that sports a bouquet of flowers. Her high-necked dress has a lacy top elaborately accented by embroidered vines and flowers.

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This postcard shows Prinzessin Eitel Friedrich (1879-1964). She was born Sophia Charlotte, a Duchess of the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg. She was married to Prinz Eitel Friedrich (1883-1942) one of Kaiser Wilhelm II’s six sons. It was well known publicly that the marriage was unhappy. Rumors of infidelities by both parties and suggestions that the Prinz was homosexual were rampant. Supposedly, Eitel Friedrich had wanted to divorce Sophia in 1919, but was prevented from doing so by his father. They finally were divorced in 1926. They had no children. She is seated at a table that sports a bouquet of flowers. Her high-necked dress has a lacy top elaborately accented by embroidered vines and flowers.

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This postcard shows Prinzessin Eitel Friedrich (1879-1964). She was born Sophia Charlotte, a Duchess of the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg. She was married to Prinz Eitel Friedrich (1883-1942) one of Kaiser Wilhelm II’s six sons. It was well known publicly that the marriage was unhappy. Rumors of infidelities by both parties and suggestions that the Prinz was homosexual were rampant. Supposedly, Eitel Friedrich had wanted to divorce Sophia in 1919, but was prevented from doing so by his father. They finally were divorced in 1926. They had no children. She is seated at a table that sports a bouquet of flowers. Her high-necked dress has a lacy top elaborately accented by embroidered vines and flowers.