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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

Orlando Norie (1832-1901)

Prince Albert (1819-61) c.1887

Albumen print with watercolour border | 14.1 x 9.6 cm (photograph) (image) | RCIN 2502621

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Photograph of a half-length painting of Prince Albert by Franz Xaver Winterhalter. He is turned slightly to the left and is wearing the uniform of the Colonel of the Grenadier Guards. He is wearing the Order of the Garter, the Order of the Bath and the Order of the Golden Fleece. The photograph is surrounded by watercolour illustrations of flags and military items painted by the military artist Orlando Norie. Prince Albert served as the Colonel of the Grenadier Guards from 1852.
  • Creator(s)

    Orlando Norie (1832-1901) (artist)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Copy after Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Army-GB-Infantry-Foot Guards (1st or Grenadier) (1819- )
  • 14.1 x 9.6 cm (photograph) (image)

    38.6 x 32.2 cm (page dimensions)

  • HRH The Prince Consort

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • drawings/watercolours
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Orders (honour)
        • Order of the Bath (Great Britain)
        • Order of the Golden Fleece (Burgundy/Spain/Austria)
        • Order of the Garter (England)
      • Flags