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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #375 on: February 26, 2009, 05:49:24 PM »
I think that photo wasin Celia Bertin's book as well.

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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #376 on: February 26, 2009, 07:51:09 PM »
It is. It a lovely photo. Marie looks happy, George....well not so.

I have a feeling that Marie and George didn't love their daughter Eugenie at all! and favored Peter. sad.

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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #377 on: February 27, 2009, 11:14:24 AM »
Peter appeared to be handsome but spoiled...

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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #378 on: March 10, 2009, 04:13:32 AM »
I think that photo wasin Celia Bertin's book as well.

In my book it is indeed there- at least very similar, but the images, which were lately mentioned here, would interest me a lot as well....
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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #379 on: March 10, 2009, 11:36:03 AM »
Yes. Marie was a very active lady in public so more photos of her would be likely to be found.

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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #380 on: March 10, 2009, 01:38:59 PM »
Strange is that when I first heard of Marie, I supposed that there are no photographs of her at all!

There was a french lady making a presentation, where I firstly heard about her- many years ago-  and there she stated: Marie was never photographed, as she didn't like to be photographed....strange!  ::)
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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #381 on: March 10, 2009, 03:12:15 PM »
Peter appeared to be handsome but spoiled...

Yes, Peter does seem to have been the favorite child of Princess Marie and not in a very healthy way.
Princess Marie was not your average Princess by any standards!

GDss Olga Alexandrovna once wrote that she was "awfully French".

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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #382 on: March 10, 2009, 04:52:52 PM »
Strange is that when I first heard of Marie, I supposed that there are no photographs of her at all!

There was a french lady making a presentation, where I firstly heard about her- many years ago-  and there she stated: Marie was never photographed, as she didn't like to be photographed....strange!  ::)

I've got this wonderful pic. It was published in the french newspaper "L'Illustration" of the 7 september 1907, for the annoncement of the engagement (which was made the 31 august). The newspaper sent his photograph Paul Boyer for an interview. The picture was made in a little salon of the townhouse of Marie's father, prince Roland Bonaparte, in Paris.
There is also in this newpaper a very interesting article about the fiancés, with dithyrambic description of George's and Marie's physical apparence...  "Paris has very seldom seen such a beautiful couple..."



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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #383 on: March 10, 2009, 07:46:06 PM »
I wonder if Marie's wedding dress still survived. So little clothes of the Greek Royal family survived...

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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #384 on: March 14, 2010, 04:44:18 PM »
Hopefully some of these pictures are new!

Young George





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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #385 on: March 14, 2010, 04:49:27 PM »
With brothers, Constantine and Nicholas.





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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #386 on: March 14, 2010, 08:03:49 PM »
Princess Marie


Prince George by his desk at his home in Denmark


The couples Paris home

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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #387 on: March 15, 2010, 03:08:54 PM »
How many homes does the couple had ? Is George's Danish home still standing ? What is the Paris address of their residence. Love to stoll by the next time to Paris.

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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #388 on: March 15, 2010, 05:58:54 PM »
How many homes does the couple had ? Is George's Danish home still standing ? What is the Paris address of their residence. Love to stoll by the next time to Paris.

I'm not sure, but I'm aware of four houses that belonged to the couple. Their mansion in Athens, the mansion in Paris, and two homes in Denmark.
Yes, his Danish home is still standing, and is called Little Bernstorff. About his Paris home, all I know is the street name was Rue Adolphe Yvon.

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Re: Prince George of Greece & Princess Marie Bonaparte
« Reply #389 on: March 15, 2010, 06:34:43 PM »
Thanks Kmerov ! Appreciate it very much.

The book on Marie by Celia Bertin did not mention in detail the couple's homes and its addresses. :-)