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William Bambridge (1810-79)

Princess Alice and Prince Louis of Hesse 13 - 13 Dec 1860

Albumen print | 8.0 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2900427

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of Prince Louis, later Grand Duke of Hesse (1837-92), and Princess Alice, later Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine (1843-78). Princess Alice is seated, facing three-quarters to the left. Prince Louis stands beside her, placing his left hand on her shoulder. He appears to smile.

  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837-92)
  • 8.0 x 5.6 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs