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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

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Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, Princess Alice and Princess Helena c. 1858

Albumen print | 18.1 x 23.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2932769

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Photograph of a carriage with two grey ponies harnessed, standing in right side profile. Standing outside of the carriage in three-quarters right profile is Prince Albert (1819-61) who wears a top hat. In the carriage Queen Victoria (1819-1901) is seated at the front, nearest to the viewer. In the back of the carriage Princess Alice (1843-78), later Grand Duchess of Hesse, and Princess Helena (1846-1923), later Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, are seated. There are other people seated in the carriage. A postilion is seated on one of the horses and a second groom stands at the far right. The photograph was taken at Osborne.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • 18.1 x 23.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vehicles
          • Horse drawn vehicles
          • Simple transport
            • Carriages
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses