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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'The Princess Royal and Princess Arthur as "Summer"'; Victoria, Princess Royal, later German Empress Frederick III (1840-1901) and Prince Arthur, later Duke of Connaught (1850-1942) dressed as Summer 10 - 10 Feb 1854

Salted paper print | 11.5 x 14.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2906063

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Photograph of Victoria, Princess Royal, later German Empress Frederick III (1840-1901), lying on the floor with her brother, Prince Arthur, later Duke of Connaught (1850-1942). Princess Victoria supports her upper body against a draped support. She holds a sickle in her right hand, and poses with her left hand raised above her head. She wears a garland of flowers on her head. Prince Alfred lies beside her, on the far left side of the photograph. His upper body is similarly supported by a draped support. There are bunches of hay in the background.

Princess Victoria and Prince Arthur are dressed as Summer for a performance of the 'Tableaux of the Seasons'.
  • Creator(s)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
  • 11.5 x 14.1 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs