National Geographic : 1933 Aug
tU ivauonai treograpnic aociety Natural Color Photograph by Hans Hildenbrand OVER THESE MOORS AND FENS THE HANOVER KINGS ONCE HUNTED This bleak area, dotted with oases of beech and oak, extends north from Hanover (Hannover) to the Elbe. Onitsgrasslands graze thecelebrated Heidschnucken breed of sheep. For more than a century before Queen Victoria was crowned, Hanover and Great Britain had thesame rulers. Then, as the Hanoverian law required a male monarch, Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, was elevated to theHanover throne.