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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Thomas Richard Williams (1825-71)

'The Princess Royal's wedding veil' 1858

Albumen print | 13.0 x 10.8 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2800810

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Photograph of an overhead view of the wedding veil belonging to Victoria, The Princess Royal, later German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901). The veil is photographed on a dark colour surface that serves to highlight the veil's intricate lace design that features roses and thistles.

  • Creator(s)

    Thomas Richard Williams (1825-71) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • 13.0 x 10.8 cm (whole object)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Headgear
            • Veils
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage