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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Prince William, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941) Nov 1859

Albumen print | 6.6 x 4.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2900236

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Photograph of Prince William, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941), seated in a chair facing towards the camera. Someone holds the Prince, on the left side of the photograph. There is a window in the background.

Photograph after a daguerreotype taken in Berlin.

  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia (1859-1941)
  • annotation: [above] Victoria,/ Princess Royal,/ Princess Frederic William of Prussia,/ and the Infant Prince William,/ Nov, 1859./ [below work] Bambridge after a Daguerreotype/ done at Berlin. [above and beneath work]
  • 6.6 x 4.4 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs