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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)

'Reception of the King of the French at Windsor by Queen Victoria and the Royal Children' 1853

Albumen print | 11.2 x 22.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2905970

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Photograph of a painting depicting the reception of Louis Philippe, King of the French at Windsor Castle, by Franz Xaver Winterhalter. Queen Victoria, Princess Victoria, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales and Princess Alice stand on one side and Louis Philippe stands on the other. One of Queen Victoria's children, likely Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, reaches out to greet the King. Each group, the French and English, is accompanied by a large entourage who stand on either side of the room.
  • Creator(s)

    After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73) (artist)

    Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-89) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Louis Philippe I, King of the French (1773-1850)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • 11.2 x 22.1 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Castle
                  • Interiors of Windsor Castle
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Public life
          • Receptions (public ceremonies)