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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

Windsor and Frogmore 1861 & 1862. 1861-2

Leather bound album | 9.4 x 7.0 x 0.9 cm (album) | RCIN 2103973

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Photograph album bound in morocco leather featuring albumen prints of the interiors of Windsor Castle and Frogmore House to show rooms that had been occupied by Prince Albert. The album includes photographs of the construction of the Royal Mausoleum and Prince Albert's effigy.

This album was given to Princess Helena by Queen Victoria. On the first page of the album, Queen Victoria wrote 'To dear Lenchen, In recollection of the dreadful day in our Lives- from her devoted & unhappy Mamma, Dec: 14, 1863'. On the back page, Queen Victoria has written 'To do good was your aspiration and you were joy and happiness to us' (translated from German). Princess Helena has captioned a selection of the photographs.

  • Creator(s)

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    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901) (royal creator)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-61)
  • 9.4 x 7.0 x 0.9 cm (album)

  • Given by Queen Victoria to Princess Helena in 1863

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
      • printed & manuscript material
        • books
          • book: full leather bound
          • book: binding
            • book: binding with gold tooling
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Home Park
                  • Frogmore Estate [Windsor Home Park]
                    • Frogmore House
                      • Interiors [Frogmore House, Windsor Home Park]
                    • Royal Mausoleum [Frogmore Estate]
                • Windsor Castle
                  • Upper Ward [Windsor Castle]
                    • Private Apartments [Windsor Castle]
                      • Duke of Edinburgh Writing Room [Windsor Castle]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Funerary architecture
            • Funerary monuments