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Dress worn by Queen Victoria at the marriage of Victoria, the Princess Royal c.1858-9

Albumen print | 12.1 x 10.8 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2905600

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Photograph of the dress worn by Queen Victoria for the wedding of her oldest daughter Princess Victoria on 25 January 1858. It includes the lace that was used on her own wedding dress in 1840.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • 12.1 x 10.8 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Royal Weddings
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
              • Wedding dresses
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Textile Fibres
          • Lace