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'Princess Alice'; Princess Alice, later Grand Duchess of Hesse (1843-78) 1 - 1 Jul 1862

Albumen print hand coloured with watercolour | 8.3 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2914303

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Hand-coloured photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Alice, later Grand Duchess of Hesse (1843-78) standing, facing a quarter to the right. She wears her wedding dress with veil. Photograph taken at Osborne.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
  • 8.3 x 5.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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