Princess Alice Maud Mary (1843-1878) UK by unknown artist. 1st Wife of Grand Duke Louis IV (Frederick William Louis Charles) (1837–1892) Hesse, Germany. 3rd child of Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (1819-1901) UK & Prince Albert (Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel) (1819-1861) of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha, Germany.
Ella’s family in 1876, two years before the death from diphtheria of Ella’s mother and sister May: Her brother Frederick, who was a hemophiliac, had died in 1874 after a fall. The photo shows Ella’s father Louis holding May, Victoria at his side, Ernest and Irene at the front, Ella with her hand on Irene’s shoulder and leaning against her mother, and Ella’s mother Alice holding on to Alix (the future Empress Alexandra Feodorovna), Photo: Wikipedia