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Albert and Victoria gifted decorative objects featuring photographs

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Hair bracelet with photograph c.1858

Woven hair bracelet with photographic portrait | 8.2 x 7.5 x 3.8 cm (whole object) | RCIN 52516

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A woven and plaited hair bracelet set with a coloured photograph of the crown Prince and Princess of Prussia, later Frederich III (1831-88) and Empress of Germany (1840-1901). The photograph was taken at Windsor after the couple's wedding.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (maker)

    Subject(s)
    Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88)
    Empress Friedrich, consort of Friedrich III, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • 8.2 x 7.5 x 3.8 cm (whole object)

  • Possibly acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • costume
        • costume accessories
          • jewellery
            • bracelets
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Heraldry
        • Monograms
          • Monograms-FWV