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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore 1862-3

Albumen print | 5.6 x 7.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2513494

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Photograph of Prince Albert's (1819-61) sarcophagus inside the Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore. Photographed from the left side of the sarcophagus, the Prince is depicted lying down, turned to his left, wearing the robes of the Order of the Garter. An inscription can be seen on the side of the monument. A single wreath leans against the side.  

  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Baron Carlo Marochetti (1805-67)
  • 5.6 x 7.9 cm (image)

    9.4 x 6.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Home Park
                  • Frogmore Estate [Windsor Home Park]
                    • Royal Mausoleum [Frogmore Estate]
                      • Sarcophagus [Victoria and Albert Mausoleum, Windsor Home Park]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Funerary architecture
            • Funerary monuments