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Valley of the Doire c. 1868

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A watercolour showing a view of the Valley of the Doire. A path is shown in the lower foreground, with snow-capped mountains shown to the right.
Inscribed above: Valley of the Doire
Inscribed over the highest peak: The Grevola
Princess Louise stayed at Pension Wallis, Lucerne, with her mother, Queen Victoria, from 7 August to 9 September 1868. The Queen wanted to see the Alps, which her beloved Prince Albert had visited before their marriage, and her doctors had also advised the Queen that the fresh air would be good for her health.
This drawing is housed in an album of drawings by Princess Louise. For other items in the volume see Princess Louise Album.
Descriptive Medium: 'Pencil and watercolour', 'pencil, watercolour'

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