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Princess Alice in her wedding dress 1 - 1 Jul 1862

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.5 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2905614

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Alice, later Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine (1843-78) standing, facing three-quarters to the left. She poses with her hands held together in front of her body. She wears a wedding dress and veil. The photograph has been altered to remove the background. 
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
  • 8.6 x 5.5 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
              • Wedding dresses
            • Royal Weddings