An imperial wedding celebration took place on November 3 and 4 at Cannes in 1903.
The newlywed, Prince Dom Luiz of Orleans and Braganza, the second son of Prince Gaston Count of Eu and Crown Princess Dona Ysabel of Brazil, is a grandson of Pedro II. Emperor of Brazil
Princess Maria de Grazia known as Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Sicily, is the granddaughter of two Austrian archduchesses; for the mother of the Count of Caserta, Teresa Queen of both Sicily, was a daughter of the glorious Archduke Charles and sister of Archduke Albrecht, the mother of the Countess of Caserta, Maria Jsabella Countess of Trapani, the eldest sister of Archduke Ferdinand IV Grand Duke of Tuscany.
The celebrations began on the 3rd of November with the civil wedding by the Maire of Cannes, the Duke of Chartres and Prince Dom Pedro of Orleans and Braganza were present for the groom and their brothers, the Duke of Calabria and Infante Don Carlos of Spain for the bride.
The bride was gifted with a diamond tiara from Archduke and Archduchess Rainer, ( the generous childless pair Archduke Rainer of Austria 1827-1913 wife Archduchess Marie of Austria the couple was probably the most popular amongst the Habsburg family )with swags of diamond, on top with bow and ribbons – a cluster was set above on each garland. Other precious presents see in the link.
In the afternoon, a tea was served at the Grand Hotel by the Count and Countess of Eu: the Duke of Chartres, the Princes Dom Pedro and Dom Antonio of Orleans and Braganza, the Count and Countess of Caserta the Duke of Calabria Jnfant Don Carlos of Spain Princess Louise of France, Prince and Princess Johann Georg of Saxony, Grand Duchess Mother Anastasia Michailowna of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and so on….
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