In this photograph, taken just days before the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870–71, counts, countesses, and high-ranking military officers enjoy light refreshments on the terrace of the Neue Palais in Potsdam.

Taking Tea on the Terrace of the Neue Palais (July 9, 1870)


Source: Tea on the terrace of the Neue Palais in Potsdam (July 9, 1870). Top row, 2nd from left: Count Eulenburg; 3rd from left: Captain von Jasmund; next to them: Count Reventlow, Dr. Hinzpeter, Captain von Normann. Bottom row, center: Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm, Countess Brühl; standing: Countess Eulenburg.
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