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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Prince Alfred and Albert Edward, Prince of Wales in Highland dress

c.1880 copy of original of 9 Nov 1854

Carbon print | 12.5 x 14.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2900049

Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900) and Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII (1841-1910), standing, facing towards each other. The Prince of Wales places his right hand on Prince Alfred's left shoulder.  The princes both wear Highland dress. There are trees and bushes in the background. Photograph taken at Windsor Castle.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1820-79) (photographer)

  • Prince Alfred & The Prince of Wales./ Windsor Castle. 9. Nov: 1854./ By Mr Bambridge.

  • 12.5 x 14.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress