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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

Attributed to John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Mourning ring with a microphotograph of Prince Albert (1819-61) hallmarks for 1857-62

Gold ring with white and black enamel, the bezel containing a microphotograph | 1.5 x 2.2 x 2.3 cm (whole object) | RCIN 65364

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Memorial ring in gold and black enamel. The bezel contains a microphotograph, reversed, of Prince Albert (1819-61) in 1861, which is attributed to J.J.E. Mayall. The cypher linking the initials 'V' and 'A' in white enamel is set into the shanks on either side of the bezel.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Prince Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-61)
  • 1.5 x 2.2 x 2.3 cm (whole object)

  • Made for Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • costume
        • costume accessories
          • jewellery
            • finger rings
            • commemorative jewellery
              • mourning jewellery
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Heraldry
        • Monograms
          • Monograms-VA