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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Group portrait with Prince Albert and Queen Victoria 24 - 24 May 1854

8.6 x 11.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2900041

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Photograph of a group portrait in front of the fountain outside Osborne House. The portrait features, from left to right, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, Victoria, the Princess Royal, Princess Alice, Prince Arthur, Prince Albert, Queen Victoria, Princess Louise, the Duchess of Kent, Princess Helena and Prince Alfred. The dogs Dandie and Deckel stand in front of Queen Victoria.
  • Creator(s)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861)
  • annotation: Osborne, 24th May 1854./ The Prince of Wales, Princess Royal, The Duchess of Kent, Prince Alfred. The Prince, The Queen./ Prince Arthur, Princess Alice, Princess Louise, Princess Helena/ Dandie & Deckel./ By Mr Becker [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 11.7 cm (image)

  • Portraits of Royal Children, Vol. 1 1848-1854

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Osborne Estate [Isle of Wight]
                • Osborne House