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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

ROGER FENTON (1819-69)

Fifth and concluding Tableau of the Seasons

10 Feb 1854

Albumen print | 16.5 x 16.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2900038

Photograph of, from left to right, Princess Alice as the embodiment of Spring, Prince Arthur and Victoria, the Princess Royal as the embodiment of Summer, Princess Helena as The Spirit Empress, Prince Alfred as the embodiment of Autumn and Princess Louise and Albert Edward, Prince of Wales as the embodiment of Winter. The children act out the concluding Tableau of the Seasons, performed at Windsor Castle.

Part of the photograph is out of focus. The caption describes the work as 'a Failure'.

  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • Fifth and concluding Tableau of the Seasons./ Windsor Castle. 10 Feb: 1854. (a Failure.)

  • 16.5 x 16.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert