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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'The Princess Royal and Prince 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 1893 copy after an original of May 1854

Carbon print | 11.0 x 13.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906062

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Photograph of Victoria, Princess Royal, later German Empress Frederick II (1840-1901) lying on the floor with her brother, Prince Arthur, later Duke of Connaught (1850-1942). Princess Alice supports her upper body with a cushion, placing her right arm on top of the cushion. She poses with her left hand raised to her head and gazes upwards. She holds a sickle in her right hand and wears a garland of flowers on her head. On the far left lies Prince Arthur. He places one arm beside his sister, and the other arm on top of his body. His eyes are closed.

Princess Victoria and Prince Arthur are dressed as the personification of Summer for a performance of the 'Tableaux of the Seasons'.
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    After Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
  • 11.0 x 13.7 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
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        • photographs