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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 | 14.5 x 11.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2900550

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Photograph howing some of the children of Prince Albert and Queen Victoria posed around a bust of Prince Albert. The children are arranged, from left ro right, Prince Alfred, Princess Alice, Princess Louise, Princess Victoria of Prussia and Princess Helena.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • 14.5 x 11.9 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Prince Alfred, Princess Alice, Princess Louise, the Crown Princess of Prussia and Princess Helena, 1862 [in Portraits of Royal Children Vol.6 1862-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs