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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

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

Salted paper print | 9.3 x 11.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2900042

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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. 

  • Creator(s)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (photographer)

    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 Louse, Princess Helena./ By Mr Becker. [beneath work]
  • 9.3 x 11.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Osborne Estate [Isle of Wight]
                • Osborne House
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs
            • Dackel (dog-dachshund; Queen Victoria)