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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Dudley Charles Fitzgerald, 24th Baron de Ros (1827-1907)

Family portrait at Balmoral Aug 1860

Albumen print | 10.9 x 14.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2906848

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Photograph of a group portrait featuring, from left to right, Princess Helena, Prince Leopold, Queen Victoria, Princess Alice and Princess Louise. The Queen is seated at the centre of the grouping. She gazes down, appearing to read a book. Photograph taken outside of Balmoral Castle.
  • Creator(s)

    Dudley Charles Fitzgerald, 24th Baron de Ros (1827-1907) (photographer)

    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-84)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • annotation: The Queen/ Pcf Helena, Pce Leopold, Pcg Alice & Pcf Louise./ Balmoral/ Col. De Ros- Aug. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 10.9 x 14.9 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Group at Balmoral, August 1860 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
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        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums