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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Hughes & Mullins (1883-1917)

Caroline and Helena Macdonald, children of the Jäger Macdonald 1887 copy after an original of 1857

Carbon print | 12.0 x 10.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2906660

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of sisters Caroline MacDonald, seated, and Helena MacDonald, standing on the right. The sisters both face the viewer. Helena holds her sister's hand.
  • Creator(s)

    Hughes & Mullins (1883-1917) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Caroline Macdonald (active 1854-71)
    Helena Macdonald (active 1854-71)
  • 12.0 x 10.6 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Caroline and Helena Macdonald, children of the Jäger Macdonald, 1857 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • People
      • Children
      • Girls