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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Leonida Caldesi (1823-91)

Group portrait Apr 1859

Albumen print | 13.3 x 16.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906761

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Photograph of a group portrait that includes, from left to right, Princess Helena, Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Princess Amélie of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and Princess Louise. The group are posed in front of a backing sheet and are flanked by foliage covered columns.
  • Creator(s)

    Leonida Caldesi (1823-91) (photographer)

    Princess Amalie of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1848-94)
    Princess Clotilde, Archduchess of Austria (1846-1927)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
  • annotation: Pcfs Jelena, Pcfs Clotilde, Prcfs Louise/ of Saxe-Coburg. & Pcfs Amelie of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha/ April- 1859./ (Caldesi) [beneath work]
  • 13.3 x 16.5 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Group, April 1859 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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