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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Frances Sally Day (1815-92)

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent (1786-1861) with the Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine (1843-78), when Princess Alice, and Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900), when Prince Alfred 1860

Albumen print | 7.1 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907906

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Photograph of Victoria, Duchess of Kent, with two of her grandchildren, Princess Alice and Prince Alfred. Prince Alfred, on the far left, stands behind his grandmother who is seated facing three-quarters to the right. The Duchess faces towards Princess Alice who stands facing left. Princess Alice turns her head towards the camera.
  • Creator(s)

    Frances Sally Day (1815-92) (photographer)

    Previously attributed to Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
  • annotation: Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent/ Princess Alice and Prince Alfred./ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 7.1 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent, Princess Alice and Prince Alfred, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite