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John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Princess Alice, later Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine (1843-78) May 1860

Albumen print | 24.0 x 18.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2900280

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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 turns her head and looks towards the camera. She poses with her hands held together in front of her body.  She wears a dark coloured dress decorated with bows.
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
  • annotation: Princess Alice,/ May. 1860./ Mayall.  [beneath work]
  • 24.0 x 18.0 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen VIctoria and Prince Albert 

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs