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John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

'Prince William of Prussia'; Prince Wilhelm, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941) 10 - 10 Mar 1863

Albumen print handcoloured in watercolour | 8.6 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2914310

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Hand-coloured photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Wilhelm, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941) standing, facing the camera front on. He wears Highland dress complete with sporran and feathered cap.
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia (1859-1941)
  • 8.6 x 5.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Royal Weddings