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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Group portrait in costume for 'Les deux petits Savoyards' 1 - 1 Feb 1854

Albumen print | 13.0 x 11.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2900010

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of three children, from left to right, Albert Van de Weyer, Victoria Van de Weyer and Albert Edward, Prince of Wales. The children are in costume as a guard, Jacqueline and Le Baille, for a performance of 'Les deux petits Savoyards'.
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    After Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Albert van de Weyer (1845-74)
    Victoria Van de Weyer (1841-65)
  • annotation: Van de Weyer & The Prince of Wales/ as/ Un Garde Jacqueline & Le Baille/ in Les petits Savoyards/ Windsor. Feb. 1854. Reduced by Bambridge after Mr Fenton. [beneath work]
  • 13.0 x 11.0 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria

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        • photographs
    • Language, Linguistics and Literature
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        • Drama