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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Group photograph with bust of Prince Albert Apr 1863

Albumen print | 8.0 x 6.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2900740

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Photograph of the royal family posed around a bust of Prince Albert. The group are, from left to right, Princess Louise, Alexandra, Princess of Wales, Queen Victoria, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, Princess Beatrice, Prince Leopold, Princess Alice of Hesse, Princess Helena and Prince Louis of Hesse. The photograph was taken following the wedding of Princess Alexandra to Albert Edward, Prince of Wales.
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837-92)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-84)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
  • 8.0 x 6.0 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Group, inc. the Queen and the Prince and Princess of Wales, April 1863 [in Portraits of Royal Children Vol.6 1862-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Busts