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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Schärff (active Coburg 1860s)

Group portrait in Coburg c.1885 copy of an original of 8 Oct 1860

Carbon print | 8.5 x 10.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2900379

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of, from left to right, Princess Alice, Victoria, Princess Frederick of Prussia,  Prince Frederick of Prussia, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and Alexandrine, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. Photograph taken in Coburg.

This photograph documents Prince Albert's last visit to Coburg.
  • Creator(s)

    Schärff (active Coburg 1860s) (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1818-93)
    Princess Alexandrine, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1820-1904)
  • annotation: 1. Princefs Alice Princefs Royal/ 2. Princefs F. William) 3. The Queen 4. The Prince Consort 5. The Duchess of/ Saxe Coburg.

    6. Prince F. William of Prussia 7. The Duke of Saxe-Coburg.

    Coburg: Oct 8th 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 10.1 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert and Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs