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Carol I Collection

"Carol I: A Royal Legacy Connecting European Monarchs" In this captivating collection of images, we delve into the fascinating life and reign of Carol I

Background imageCarol I Collection: Family connections between European monarchs (litho)

Family connections between European monarchs (litho)
3094403 Family connections between European monarchs (litho) by French School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Family connections between European monarchs)

Background imageCarol I Collection: Coronation of the King and Queen of Roumania at Bucharest (engraving)

Coronation of the King and Queen of Roumania at Bucharest (engraving)
1590443 Coronation of the King and Queen of Roumania at Bucharest (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCarol I Collection: The Romanian Pavilion at the Exposition Universelle of 1900 in Paris (colour litho)

The Romanian Pavilion at the Exposition Universelle of 1900 in Paris (colour litho)
2807844 The Romanian Pavilion at the Exposition Universelle of 1900 in Paris (colour litho) by French School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCarol I Collection: The Marriage of Princess Marie of Edinburgh (b / w photo)

The Marriage of Princess Marie of Edinburgh (b / w photo)
1603936 The Marriage of Princess Marie of Edinburgh (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Marriage of Princess Marie of Edinburgh)

Background imageCarol I Collection: Prince Carol of Roumania (engraving)

Prince Carol of Roumania (engraving)
1604484 Prince Carol of Roumania (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Prince Carol of Roumania)

Background imageCarol I Collection: Sinaia, a Playground for Kings - the Royal Castle and Summer Palace of the King of Rumania

Sinaia, a Playground for Kings - the Royal Castle and Summer Palace of the King of Rumania, c1930s. Neo-Renaissance Peles Castle in the Carpathian Mountains near Sinaia

Background imageCarol I Collection: Portrait of King Carol I of Romania (1839-1914)

Portrait of King Carol I of Romania (1839-1914), . Private Collection

Background imageCarol I Collection: Carmen Sylva - Late Portrait of the Author-Queen, c1925

Carmen Sylva - Late Portrait of the Author-Queen, c1925. Elizabeth of Wied, (1843-1916), also known as Carmen Sylva, was Queen Consort of King Carol I of Romania, who she married in 1869

Background imageCarol I Collection: The Queen of Romania playing the organ, 1904

The Queen of Romania playing the organ, 1904. Elizabeth of Wied (1843-1916) was Queen Consort of King Carol I of Romania, who she married in 1869. A print from The Girls Own Annual, 19th November 1904

Background imageCarol I Collection: Tsar Alexander II of Russia and his staff, (1900)

Tsar Alexander II of Russia and his staff, (1900). Alexander II (1818-1881) pictured seated, flanked by King Carol I of Romania (left) and Grand Duke Nicholas (right)

Background imageCarol I Collection: Carol I, 1839

Carol I, 1839

Background imageCarol I Collection: Pauline Elisabeth Ottilie Luise Zu Wied, 1843

Pauline Elisabeth Ottilie Luise Zu Wied, 1843

Background imageCarol I Collection: Carol I, 1839 - 1914. Born Prince Karl Of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen

Carol I, 1839 - 1914. Born Prince Karl Of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Reigning Prince And Then King Of Romania From 1866 To 1914. From La Esfera, 1914

Background imageCarol I Collection: SECOND BALKAN WAR, 1913. King Carol I of Romania inspecting his troops before their

SECOND BALKAN WAR, 1913. King Carol I of Romania inspecting his troops before their departure for the Bulgarian front in 1913

Background imageCarol I Collection: Carol I (Sigmaringen, 1839-Castle Pelesch, 1914). Prince (1866-81) and king of Romania (1881-1914)

Carol I (Sigmaringen, 1839-Castle Pelesch, 1914). Prince (1866-81) and king of Romania (1881-1914). Engraving by A. Carretero

Background imageCarol I Collection: ELIZABETH OF ROMANIA (1843-1916). Princess of Wied. Queen of Romania as consort to King Carol I

ELIZABETH OF ROMANIA (1843-1916). Princess of Wied. Queen of Romania as consort to King Carol I, 1881-1914, and writer under the pseudonym Carmen Sylva. Photo postcard, c1900


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"Carol I: A Royal Legacy Connecting European Monarchs" In this captivating collection of images, we delve into the fascinating life and reign of Carol I, a prominent figure in Romanian history. As we explore his family connections with European monarchs, we uncover the intricate web that linked him to other royal houses. The lithograph depicting "Family Connections between European Monarchs" unveils the intricate ties that bound Carol I to his regal counterparts across Europe. This engraving showcases the coronation of King and Queen of Roumania at Bucharest, an event that solidified their position on the throne. One cannot overlook the grandeur displayed in "The Romanian Pavilion at the Exposition Universelle of 1900 in Paris. " This vibrant color lithograph highlights Romania's presence on an international stage, showcasing its rich culture and heritage. "The Marriage of Princess Marie of Edinburgh, " captured in black and white photography, immortalizes a significant union between two noble families. It symbolizes not only love but also strategic alliances among royalty. Prince Carol himself is portrayed elegantly in an engraving, exuding charisma and strength. His leadership qualities shine through as he ascended from prince to king during his remarkable reign from 1866 to 1914. Sinaia emerges as a playground fit for kings with its magnificent Royal Castle and Summer Palace. These architectural marvels served as retreats for Carol I amidst stunning natural landscapes - a testament to his refined taste and appreciation for beauty. A striking portrait captures King Carol I's commanding presence; it reflects both wisdom gained through experience and unwavering determination. His legacy is further enriched by Carmen Sylva's late portrait - a queen who was not only an author but also shared her musical talents by playing the organ. Even beyond Romania's borders, Tsar Alexander II of Russia stands alongside his staff in another mesmerizing photograph from 1900. Such encounters highlight Carol I's diplomatic prowess and his ability to forge alliances with powerful leaders.