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IMAGE number
CHT741353
Title
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir to the Austrian throne and his wife, Duchess of Hohenberg, 1914 (litho)
Artist
Austrian School, (20th century) / Austrian
Description
Commemorative mourning postcard published shortly after their assassination in Sarajevo; Franz Ferdinand; Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (1868-1914) morganatic wife of Archduke Franz Ferdinand; their assassination was the spark that set off the First World War; the black border of the card is a symbol of grief and mourning;
Location
Private Collection
Medium
lithographie
Date
c.1900 (C20th)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • archduke
  • assassination
  • austria
  • austrian
  • couple
  • death
  • franz ferdinand
  • grief
  • hohenberg
  • husband
  • mourning
  • postcard
  • souvenir
  • vintage card
  • wife

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