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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Group portrait, Osborne 24 - 24 May 1859

Albumen print | 12.6 x 15.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2906765

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Photograph of a group portrait taken on the terrace at Osborne. The portrait features, from left to right, Colonel Thomas Biddulph, Countess Perponcher, the Honourable Beatrice Byng, Anne, Duchess of Athole, Colonel Henry Ponsonby, Count Perponcher, Lord Charles Fitzroy and Major Howard Elphinstone. The photograph has been cropped into an oval.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Sir Howard Craufurd Elphinstone (1829-90)
    General Sir Thomas Myddelton Biddulph (1809-78)
    Beatrice Eliza Christiana Catherine Blundell-Hollinshead-Blundell (1825-84)
    Anne Murray, Duchess of Atholl (1814-97)
    Sir Henry Ponsonby (1825-95)
    Augustus Charles Lennox Fitzroy, 7th Duke of Grafton (1821-1918)
    Count Perponcher-Sedlintsky
    Countess Perponcher-Sedlintsky
  • annotation: [numbering of sitters]/ [identification of sitters]/ May 24- 1859. Bambridge. [beneath work]
  • 12.6 x 15.8 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Group, Osborne, May 24th 1859 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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