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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, Mr Gibbs and Prince Alfred c.1880 copy of an original of 8 Feb 1854

Carbon print | 20.0 x 13.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2900017

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Photograph of Mr Gibbs seated between Albert Edward, Prince of Wales and Prince Alfred. Mr Gibbs has his left arm around Prince Alfred's shoulders. The Prince of Wales holds a cane in his right hand and places his left arm on Mr Gibbs' shoulder. The young Princes wear matching outfits and caps.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Frederick Waymouth Gibbs (1821-98)
  • annotation: The Prince of Wales, Mr Gibbs & Prince Alfred./ 8th Feb. 1854./ By Mr. Fenton. [beneath work]
  • 20.0 x 13.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs