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Princess Louise Duchess of Argyll

Person   Born 18/3/1848 Died 3/12/1939

Categories: Royalty, Sculpture

Countries: Canada

Born at Buckingham Palace, sixth child of Queen Victoria.   Was a talented sculptress taught, and possibly more, by Joseph Boehm.  In 1871 caused a stir by marrying John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Marquis of Lorne and heir to the dukedom of Argyll, but not actually royalty.  He was appointed Governor General of Canada in 1878 and she moved with him to Ottawa as his vice-regal consort. She was the most artistic of Victoria's children, being an able actress, pianist and dancer and a prolific sculptress.  Amongst her works was a statue of her mother in her coronation robes. She died at Kensington Palace.

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Princess Louise Duchess of Argyll

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Nottingham House

Society for Improving the Conditions of the Labouring Classes incorporated b...

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Paddington Street Gardens

Off modern information board: gardens became a recreation ground, officially ...

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Sir Sydney H Waterlow

Bronze. Unveiled by Princess of Argyll 20 July 1900. A year later another ver...

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