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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

After Matthew Noble (1818-76)

From the Sketch of a Colossal Bust for Bath, by M. Noble c. 1862

Albumen print | 24.1 x 13.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2800249

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Photograph of a sculptural bust of Prince Albert (1819-61), displayed on a plinth. Prince Albert is shown gazing forward, with drapery hanging over his shoulders. The plinth is carved with a wreath that surrounds text reading `ALBERT THE GOOD'.

The sculpture was intended to be displayed in Bath.
  • Creator(s)

    After Matthew Noble (1818-76) (sculptor)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Matthew Noble (1818-76)
  • 24.1 x 13.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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