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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

      JOHN JABEZ EDWIN MAYALL (1813-1901)

      Group portrait with bust of Prince Albert

      Apr 1863

      Albumen print | 19.0 x 22.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2927066

      Photograph of the royal family posed around a bust of Prince Albert. The family are arranged, from left to right, Princess Louise, Princess Alice of Hesse, Queen Victoria, Prince Louis of Hesse, Princess Beatrice, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, Alexandra, Princess of Wales, Prince Leopold and Princess Helena. Princess Alexandra holds a framed photograph of Prince Albert.

      The photograph was taken following the wedding of Princess Alexandra and Albert Edward, Prince of Wales.

      • Creator(s)

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

      • 19.0 x 22.6 cm (image)

        25.7 x 32.0 cm (mount)

      • Acquired by Queen Victoria

      • Subject(s)
        • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
          • Plastic arts
            • Sculpture
              • Busts (sculpture)