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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Blue Velvet Album of Hand Coloured Photographs 1848-63

Blue velvet bound album | 28.7 x 22.7 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2914253

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Blue velvet bound album with gold coloured metal corners and a central clasp. Album contains 67 hand coloured photographs (RCINs 2914254-2914321) of members of European and British Royal families.
  • Creator(s)

    Riviere (binder)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    L Haase & Co (active c. 1860-1890s) (photographer)

    William Edward Kilburn (1818-91) (photographer)

    Thomas Richard Williams (1825-71) (photographer)

    Antoine François Jean Claudet (1797-1867) (photographer)

    Dickinson (photographer)

    Bryan Edward Duppa (1804-66) (photographer)

    Carl Haag (1820-1915) (colourist)

  • 28.7 x 22.7 cm (page dimensions)

    30.1 x 24.7 x 2.6 cm (album)

  • Album compiled jointly by Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, and completed by Queen Victoria following Prince Albert's death in 1861

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Osborne Estate [Isle of Wight]
                • Osborne House

Unknown Person


After William Edward Kilburn (1818-91)

'Prince Alfred'

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

"Les Deux Petits Savoyards"

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

"Les Deux Petits Savoyards"

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

"Les Deux Petits Savoyards"

William Bambridge (1810-79)

"Tableau of The Allies"

Dickinson Brothers (active 1850-1890)

'Prince Ernst of Leiningen' (1830-1904)

Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)

'Victoria, Princess Royal, Princess Frederick William of Prussia and her infant son'

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)

'Princess Beatrice in her Ball Dress'; Princess Beatrice (1857-1944)

William Bambridge (1810-79)

'Princess Helena at her confirmation'