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William Bambridge (1810-79)

Queen Victoria, the Crown Princess of Prussia, Princess Alice and Prince Alfred in mourning 28 - 28 Mar 1862

Albumen print | 18.5 x 16.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2900545

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Photograph of the Royal Family in mourning, taken in a room in Windsor Castle.  Queen Victoria is seated at the centre of the family, looking down at a picture of Prince Albert which she holds on her lap. Princess Alice kneels by her side. Princess Victoria, Crown Princess of Prussia and Prince Alfred stand behind their mother. Beside the group, on the right, is a bust of Prince Albert adorned with flowers and on a pedestal.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
  • 18.5 x 16.3 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Queen Victoria, the Crown Princess of Prussia (Princess Royal of England), Princess Alice and Prince Alfred, Windsor Castle, 1862 [in Portraits of Royal Children Vol.6 1862-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Castle
                  • Interiors of Windsor Castle