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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

After Antoine François Jean Claudet (1797-1867)

Group portrait at Gloucester House c.1880 after an original of Jul 1856

Carbon print | 12.1 x 9.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2900076

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Photograph of a group portrait taken at Gloucester House. The portrait features, from left to right, Princess Alice, Queen Victoria, Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Gloucester. Photograph from a daguerreotype by Antoine François Jean Claudet.
  • Creator(s)

    After Antoine François Jean Claudet (1797-1867) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester & Edinburgh (1776-1857)
  • annotation: The Princess Alice, The Duchess of Gloucester./ The Queen. The Prince of Wales./ Gloucester House. / July, 1856./ From a Daguerreotype by Claudet. [beneath work]
  • 12.1 x 9.9 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster [London]
                  • Piccadilly [London]
                    • Gloucester House [London]