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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

William Bambridge (1810-79)

The royal children in mourning Mar 1862

Albumen print | 16.5 x 13.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2900547

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Photograph of Queen Victoria's and Prince Albert's daughters grouped around a bust of their father: Princess Louise, standing; Princess Alice, seated in front of Louise and looking down at Princess Beatrice who sits in front of her; to right the Princess Royal and Princess Helena kneel on floor and look at book on table.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
  • 16.5 x 13.4 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Group photograph, Windsor Castle, 1862 [in Portraits of Royal Children Vol.6 1862-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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