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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Princess Augusta of Cambridge, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz]

published 1850

Stipple with engraving | 24.9 x 18.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 2506536

A stipple engraving from an album of portraits containing prints and photographs: Princess Augusta of Cambridge in her bridal dress, standing three-quarter length; turned to the right with her head three quarters to the right; with her hair in a knot, crowned with a wreath of flowers; wearing a lace gown and a veil; holding a closed fan. Inscribed and dated on the mount, below.

  • Creator(s)

    After? Robert Thorburn (1818-85) (artist)

    Hering & Remington, 137 Regent Street. (publisher)

  • 24.9 x 18.4 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Princess Augusta of Cambridge in her wedding dress

  • From an album compiled by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
              • Wedding dresses