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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)

'Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Kent' Jun 1861

Albumen print | 12.9 x 9.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2101378

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Photograph of a painted half length portrait of Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861) seated, facing three-quarters to the right. She looks to the right. She places her right hand on a nearby table.

The painting depicted is by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1786-1861) and is held by the Royal Collection (RCIN 405385). The painting was commissioned in June 1861, following the Duchess's death in March of the same year. Winterhalter may have worked from photographs to achieve a likeness.

  • Creator(s)

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

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861)
    Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)
  • annotation: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Kent./ Picture from recollection by Winterhalter./ June. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 12.9 x 9.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Home Park
                  • Frogmore Estate [Windsor Home Park]