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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

'Princess Alice at her confirmation'; Princess Alice, later Grand Duchess of Hesse (1843-78) at her confirmation 21 - 21 Apr 1859

Albumen print hand-coloured with watercolour | 12.6 x 9.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2914290

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Hand-coloured photograph of Princess Alice, later Grand Duchess of Hesse (1843-78) kneeling at an altar, her back facing the camera. She wears a long sleeve white gown. The photograph was taken at Princess Alice's confirmation at Buckingham Palace.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78) (colourist)

    Subject(s)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
  • 12.6 x 9.2 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs