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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

Princess Helena (1846-1923) in costume for a Fancy Ball at Claremont, 1865 1883 copy after an original of 1865

Carbon print (copied from the original albumen print onto which it is pasted) | 8.5 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2800844

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Photograph of Princess Helena (1846-1923) in a 3/4 length portrait, in the dress she wore at a Fancy Ball at Claremont on 29 February 1865. Her hair is powdered in ringlets. She wears a short-sleeved dress trimmed with lace that had belonged to Queen Victoria, and wears a necklace and gloves.
  • Creator(s)

    After Hills & Saunders (1852 to date) (photographer)

    Jabez Hughes (1819-84) (photographer)

    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
  • 8.5 x 5.8 cm (image)

    17.1 x 13.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • From an album containing works collected and arranged by Prince Albert (before 1861) and by Queen Victoria

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