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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77)

Princess Alice c. 1850

Salted paper print | 12.5 x 9.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2506512

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Photograph of a print of a painting depicting Princess Alice, later Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine (1843-78). Princess Alice is depicted seated on the ground. She places her left arm on the back of a dog seated beside her, and holds the dog's ear in her right hand.

  • Creator(s)

    William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77) (photographer)

    After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73) (artist)

    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
  • annotation: Princess Alice. 1845.-/ Photograph by Mr. Talbot, after/ the lithograph after Winterhalter [beneath work]
  • 12.5 x 9.5 cm (image)

  • From an album acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings