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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 photographic print pasted onto card | 8.6 x 6.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2106580

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Photograph of a group portrait of the royal family posed around a bust of Prince Albert. The family are arranged, from left to right, Princess Louise, Princess Alice of Hesse, Queen Victoria, Prince Louis of Hesse, Princess Beatrice, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, Alexandra, Princess of Wales, Prince Leopold and Princess Helena. Princess Alexandra holds a photograph of Prince Albert.

The photograph was taken following the wedding of Princess Alexandra and Albert Edward, Prince of Wales.

  • Creator(s)

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

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

    32.2 x 26.0 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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