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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Prince Albert (1819-61) ornament 1861

Photographic print under glass, presented on velvet pad | 5.0 x 3.7 cm (whole object) | RCIN 1587

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A photographic portrait of Prince Albert (1819-61) seated, holding a hat, mounted on pink backing on a circular red velvet pad. The print is displayed under glass. On the verso is a memorial inscription, shown under glass. The object may have functioned as an ornament.
  • Creator(s)

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

    English (nationality)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-61)
  • 5.0 x 3.7 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • costume
        • costume accessories
          • badges
            • commemorative badges
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Headgear
            • Hats