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William Bambridge (1810-79)

Planting of the Prince Consort's Memorial Tree, Windsor Great Park Nov 1862

Albumen print | RCIN 2927035

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Photograph of the official ceremony of the planting of the Prince Consort's Memorial Tree, Windsor Great Park. Those standing to the left of Queen Victoria are: Baroness von Schenck (fl. 1864); Col. A. Liddell (1812-88); Queen Alexandra (1844-1925) when Princess of Wales; the Grand Duchess of Hesse (1843-78); the Duke of Albany (1853-84) when Prince Leopold; Prince Louis of Hesse (1837-92); the Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) when Princess Louise and Count Gleichen (1833-91). Those standing to the right of Queen Victoria are: The Hon. A.N. Hood (fl. 1864); The Countess of Caledon (1825-88); Major General Francis H. Seymour (1813-90); Baron De Ross (1827-1907); Lieutenant General Charles Grey (1804-70); Mr William Menzies (1827-78) and Mr John Cole (d. 1869)

  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    James Sinclair, 14th Earl of Caithness (1821-81) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-84)
    Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Prince Victor of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Count Gleichen (1833-91)
    Jane Alexander, Countess of Caledon (1825-88)
    Sir Francis GH Seymour (1813-90)
    Dudley Charles Fitzgerald, 24th Baron de Ros (1827-1907)
    General Sir Charles Grey (1804-70)
    John Cole (d. 1869)
    William Menzies, Resident Deputy Surveyor of Woods and Forests at Windsor (1827-1878)
    General Alexander Nelson Hood, later Viscount Bridport (1814-1904)
    Schenk, von, Baroness (fl.1864)
    Colonel George Augustus Frederick Liddell (1812-88)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Great Park [Windsor]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees