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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Princess Alice at her confirmation 21 - 21 Apr 1859

Albumen print | 16.2 x 11.1 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2905608

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Alice, later Grand Duchess of Hesse and Rhine (1843-78), kneeling, her back facing the viewer. She kneels before a draped object, intended to be a make-shift altar.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
  • 16.2 x 11.1 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs