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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Group portrait on the Terrace at Osborne Aug 1857

Salted paper print | 16.5 x 19.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2906655

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Photograph of a group portrait taken on the terrace at Osborne, Isle of Wight. The portrait includes from left to right, Captain Charles T. Du Plat (b. 1822), Equerry to Prince Albert, Honourable Beatrice Byng (1826-84), Colonel Thomas Biddulph (1809-78), Frances, Viscountess Jocelyn (1820-80) and General Everard Bouverie (1789-1871), Equerry to Prince Albert.
  • Creator(s)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (photographer)

    Sir Charles Taylor Du Plat (b. 1822)
    Beatrice Eliza Christiana Catherine Blundell-Hollinshead-Blundell (1825-84)
    General Sir Thomas Myddelton Biddulph (1809-78)
    Frances Elizabeth Jocelyn, Viscountess Jocelyn (1820-80)
    General Everard William Bouverie (1789-1871)
  • annotation: Capt Du Plat, Honble B. Byng Vss Jocelyn Genl Bouverie/ Col. Biddulph./ Osborne. Aug: 1857. [break] Mr Becker. [beneath work]
  • 16.5 x 19.8 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Group on the Terrace, Osborne, 1857 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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