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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

After Matthew Noble (1818-76)

From the Sketch of the Statue for Manchester c. 1867

Albumen print | 25.6 x 15.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2800256

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Photograph of a full length sculpture of Prince Albert (1819-61), seen facing slightly towards the left. Prince Albert wears the robes of the garter.

The final statue is currently positioned in the Prince Albert memorial in Albert Square, Manchester.
  • Creator(s)

    After Matthew Noble (1818-76) (sculptor)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Matthew Noble (1818-76)
  • 25.6 x 15.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Statues
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater Manchester [England]
              • Manchester [Greater Manchester]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords