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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'Princess Helena as "The Spirit Empress"' 18 May 1854

Albumen print | 12.3 x 7.4 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2800673

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Helena (1846-1923) dressed in costume as 'The Spirit Empress'. She wears a crown, light colour robe and light colour dress. She appears to be standing on a plinth.

She is dressed for a performance of the tableaux of the seasons.