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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Bedroom at Claremont House 1879

Albumen print | 20 x 27.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2905674

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Photograph of the bedroom at Claremont, used by the Duke and Duchess of Connaught after their wedding on 13 March 1879. The room features a number of paintings and prints hung by railing, including a copy of the painting of the Christening of Princess Victoria at Buckingham Palace 1841 by Charles Robert Leslie (RCIN 404467), hanging over double bed.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • 20 x 27.3 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Surrey [England]
              • Esher [Surrey]
                • Claremont House [Esher]