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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Group portrait Jan 1861

Albumen print | 8.4 x 6.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906921

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Photograph of a group portrait, featuring, from left to right, Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden, Louise, Grand Duchess of Baden, Victoria, Crown Princess of Prussia and Friedrich, the Crown Prince of Prussia. The group wear mourning dress in reference to the death of King Frederick William IV of Prussia.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Friedrich I, Grand Duke of Baden (1826-1907)
    Princess Louise of Prussia, Grand Duchess of Baden (1838-1923)
    Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • annotation: The G.d duke & G.df of Baden/ & the C. pfs & Cl Prince/ of Prussia- (in/ mourning for the King/ of Prussia- Jun: 1861.) [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 6.7 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Group, June [January?] 1861 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Mourning