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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'H.R.H. The Duchess of Saxe Coburg & Gotha'; Alexandrine, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1820-1904) 1857

Albumen print | 22.5 x 18.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2117939

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Alexandrine, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha seated in front of an archway. She wears a cloak, patterned shirt and a light colour skirt and holds a hat in front of her knees. The Duchess was the wife of Prince Albert's elder brother, Ernest II Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.

  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Princess Alexandrine, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1820-1904)
  • 22.5 x 18.4 cm (image)

    38.4 x 31.5 cm (page dimensions)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Headgear
            • Hats
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Architectural design
          • Arches