Borjomi - hydrothermal health spa resort - Georgia
Borjomi - a hydrothermal health spa resort in the southern region of Samskhe-Javakheti in Georgia with an international reputation for its geothermal spring mineral water resources. Borjomis mineral waters were first mentioned as early as the 15th century but gained wider notoriety when the daughter of Evgeny Golovin, viceroy of the Russian Czar in the Caucasus, was cured there. The Yekaterinsky spring and the Yevgeniyevsky springs are named after them, respectively. Date: circa 1905
Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain
Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain (1887 - 1969), Queen of Spain as the wife of King Alfonso XIII. She was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom; and the first cousin of King George V of the United Kingdom. She married King Alfonso XIII of Spain in 1906 and had six children. The couple began to lead separate lives and eventually separated when the Royal family were forced into exile in 1931 with the proclamation of the Spanish Republic.
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Royal Spanish Wedding - Prince and Princess of Wales leaving
On 31st May 1906, at the Royal Monastery of San Geronimo (San Jeronimo el Real) in Madrid, King Alfonso XIII of Spain married Scottish-born Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (18871969), a niece of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom, and a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. This photograph shows George, Prince of Wales (later King George V) and his wife Mary of Teck, Princess of Wales leaving the Church. Date: 1906
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