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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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

Group portrait at Osborne Jul 1858

Salted paper print | 12.7 x 15.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2900138

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Photograph of a group portrait of the royal family, featuring, from left to right, Princess Louise, Princess Alice, Princess Helena and Prince Arthur. Photograph taken on the terrace at Osborne. Photograph cropped into an oval.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
  • annotation: Princefs Louise, Princefs Alice, Princefs Helena & Prince Arthur./ Osborne. July. 1858./ Capt de Ros. [beneath work]
  • 12.7 x 15.5 cm (image)

    30.8 x 24.4 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Osborne Estate [Isle of Wight]
                • Osborne House