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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Prince Alfred, Dr Ernst Becker and Albert Edward, Prince of Wales c.1880 copy of an original of 1 Feb 1854

Carbon print | 21.0 x 18.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2900007

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Photograph of Dr Ernst Becker, the Prince's tutor and Prince Albert's librarian, sitting between Prince Alfred and Albert Edward, Prince of Wales. Becker places his right arm around Prince Alfred's waist. The Prince of Wales stands with his right arm on Becker's shoulders.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)
  • annotation: Prince Alfred Mr Becker and The Prince of Wales/ 1st Feb 1854./ By Mr Fenton. [beneath work]
  • 21.0 x 18.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs