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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Prince Ludwig of Hesse (1837-92) and Princess Alice (1843-78) Dec 1860

Albumen print | 7.9 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907908

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Photograph of Prince Ludwig of Hesse and Princess Alice. Prince Ludwig stands facing towards the camera. He poses with  his right hand behind his back. Princess Alice stands facing left. She turns her head towards the camera and gazes to the right. She holds the Prince's left arm.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Previously attributed to Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837-92)
  • annotation: Prince Louis of Hesse and Princess Alice/ Decr 1 1860. [beneath work]
  • 7.9 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Louis of Hesse and Princess Alice, December 1st, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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