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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)

'The Queen, February 10th, 1840' c.1863-5

Albumen print | 8.9 x 7.0 cm (image, oval) | RCIN 2373713

Photograph of a painting of Queen Victoria. This painting is currently held by the Royal Collection (RCIN 400885). Queen Victoria is depicted dressed in her wedding wreath and veil, and wears a brooch given to her by Prince Albert on their wedding day.

Photograph is from a folder of photographs of paintings and artworks displayed in Prince Albert's (1819-61) rooms. This painting was displayed in Prince Albert's dressing room, on the north side.

  • Creator(s)

    After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • annotation: (12.)/ The Prince Consort's Dressing Room/ North Side [upper mount]
    annotation: [above work] The Queen, Febry 10th 1840./ [below work] F. WINTERHALTER. 1840./ Oil on Canvas. 27 in x 17 in. [around photograph]
  • 8.9 x 7.0 cm (image, oval)

    28.0 x 34.4 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Decorative techniques & surface decoration
        • Floral decorations
          • Wreaths
            • Wreaths-Orange Blossom
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Headgear
            • Veils
        • Jewellery
          • Brooches
          • Necklaces
          • Earrings
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Royal Weddings
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Orders (honour)
        • Order of the Garter (England)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Precious & semiprecious stones
          • Gemstones
            • Diamonds (gems, jewels)
          • Sapphires