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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)

Prince Arthur's Photographs c.1860-70

Leather bound album | 18.1 x 12.6 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2915690

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Brown leather bound album that belonged to Prince Arthur, later Arthur, Duke of Connaught. The album contains 47 pages with 62 photographs (RCINs 2915691 - 2915752) of British and German Royal families.

An inscription on the front page by Queen Mary notes the album's provenance.
  • Creator(s)

    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942) (compiler)

    Subject(s)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-84)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel, Duchess of Cambridge (1797-1889)
    Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    William Henry Edgcumbe, 4th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe (1833-1917)
  • 18.1 x 12.6 cm (page dimensions)

    18.9 x 13.7 x 3.7 cm (album)

  • Acquired and compiled by Prince Arthur

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
        • photographs

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Group portrait of the royal family

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Princess Beatrice (1857-1944)

King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)

William Henry Edgcumbe, Viscount Valletort (1832-1917)

King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)

Reverend Charles Feral Tarver (fl.1855)

Unknown Person

Mrs Lillie

Unknown Person

Unidentified man

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Group of ghillies

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Keepers to the Prince Consort

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

John Grant (1842-82) with dog

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Princess Helena (1846-1923)

Dudley Charles Fitzgerald, 24th Baron de Ros (1827-1907)

Princess Beatrice (1857-1944)

Unknown Person

Reverend Jolly

King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)

Maharajah Duleep Singh (1838-93)

Unknown Person

Unidentified man