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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'Les Deux Petits Savoyards' 1892 copy after an original of Jan 1854

Carbon print | 17.5 x 21.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2905985

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of three children in fancy costume, standing, facing the camera. From left to right, Albert Van de Weyer (d. 1874) dressed as a guard, wearing military uniform and a bicorne hat, Victoria Van de Weyer (d. 1865), dressed as Jacqueline, wearing a dress with bonnet and Prince Albert Edward of Wales later King Edward VII (1841-1910), dressed as le Bailli, wearing a black wig, cloak and bicorne hat.

The children are acting out 'Les Deux Petits Savoyards'.

The 1892 carbon copy print is adhered over the top of the original albumen print.
  • Creator(s)

    After Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

    Albert Van de Weyer (1845-74)
    Victoria Alexandrina Brand (d. 1865)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
  • 17.5 x 21.6 cm (image)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Toys and Decorations
          • Theatrical costumes
            • Costume-Fancy Dress