Konig Wilhelm I familie

The people are:  (top row) König Wilhelm I and Pauline von Württemberg; (middle row) Sophie (left), Crown Prince Karl (central), and Marie (right); (bottom row) Katharina (left) and Auguste (right).

Wilhelm married three times, having the following children:

•  Princess Caroline of Bavaria (1792–1873), daughter of King Maximilian I of Bavaria (1756–1825) and Princess Augusta Wilhelmina of Hesse-Darmstadt (1765–1796). They divorced in 1814.

•  Catherine Pavlovna of Russia (1788–1819), daughter of Tsar Paul I of Russia (1754–1801) and Princess Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg (1759–1828). With Catherine, he had two daughters:

—  Marie (1816–1887), married Count Alfred von Neipperg (1807–1865)

—  Sophie (1818–1877), married King William III of the Netherlands (1817–1890)

•  Pauline Therese of Württemberg (1800–1873), daughter of Duke Louis of Württemberg (1756–1817) and Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg (1780–1857). They had three children:

—  Catherine (1821–1898) whom by her husband Prince Frederick of Württemberg (1808–1870) was mother to King William II of Württemberg

—  Karl (1823–1891) who succeeded as King of Württemberg

—  Augusta (1826–1898) who married Prince Hermann of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1825–1901); one of their daughters, Pauline of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach married Charles Augustus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

This propaganda print provides a summary of early 1840s formal dress.

Katharina Württemberg, Württemberg family, Princess, Queen, German, hurluberlu coiffure, floral headdress, off shoulder vee neckline, pleated bodice, elbow length close sleeves, engageantes, lace, brooch


Queen Pauline of Württemberg, Princess, Queen, German, straight coiffure, jeweled turban, lappets, off shoulder vee neckline, pleated bodice, elbow length puffed sleeves, brooch, wrap

Queen Sophie of the Netherlands, Oranje family, Princess, Queen, Dutch, hurluberlu coiffure, tiara, straight neckline, brooch, robes

Marie Württemberg, von Neipperg family, Princess, German, straight coiffure, jeweled floral headdress, off shoulder vee neckline, bertha, floral bodice ornament

Augusta Württemberg, Wettin family, Princess, German, straight coiffure, floral headdress, feronniere, off shoulder scoop neckline, bertha, elbow length close sleeves, engageantes, lace, vee waistline, full skirt, earrings, gloves

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