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John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Group portrait, Windsor Castle 9 - 9 Mar 1863

Albumen print | 19.3 x 24.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2906948

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Photograph of a group portrait taken at Windsor Castle, before the wedding of Princess Alexandra of Denmark to Albert Edward, Prince of Wales. The portrait features, from left to right Prince and Princess Christian of Denmark, Prince Frederick of Denmark, Alice, Princess Louis of Hesse, Crown Prince Frederick William of Prussia, Prince Louis of Hesse, Princess Helena, Princess Alexandra of Denmark, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, Victoria, Crown Princess of Prussia, Princess Dagmar of Denmark, Princess Helena and Prince William of Denmark.
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837-92)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia (1847-1928)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    George I, King of the Hellenes (1845-1913)
    Christian IX, King of Denmark (1818-1906)
    Queen Louise of Denmark (1817-98)
    Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1843-1912)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88)
  • annotation: Names of sitters listed and numbered [beneath work]
  • 19.3 x 24.0 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Group, Windsor Castle, March 9th 1863 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Castle
                  • Interiors of Windsor Castle