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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

Louis Joseph Ghémar (1819-73)

Queen Victoria and Princess Helena c. 1862

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2149035

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Carte-de-visite photograph of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) dressed in mourning, seated, looking down at a miniature (of Prince Albert?) that she is holding in her right hand; her left arm is around the shoulders of Princess Helena (1846-1923), who kneels by her mother's side, her left hand on the miniature. Princess Helena looks towards the camera.
  • Creator(s)

    Louis Joseph Ghémar (1819-73) (photographer)

    Ghémar Frères (active 1859-94) (photographer)

    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
  • 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Mourning