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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

After John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

The Royal Family c. 1866

Hand painted photograph | 14.8 x 21.7 x 0.4 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2513863

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Hand-painted composite photograph of the family of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The picture is composed of individual photographic portraits featuring, from left to right, Prince Leopold, Prince Alfred, Princess Helena, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, Queen Victoria holding Princess Beatrice, Prince Albert, Prince Arthur, Princess Louise and Princess Alice.
  • Creator(s)

    After John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-84)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
  • 14.8 x 21.7 x 0.4 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs