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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) Nov 1859

Albumen print | 10.3 x 8.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2900233

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Photograph of a head and shoulder length portrait of Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) facing left, her face captured in profile. A shadow of her profile is visible behind. Photograph is a vignette and is cropped into an oval.

  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
  • annotation: Princefs Beatrice./ Nov. 1859./ Bambridge. [beneath work]
  • 10.3 x 8.0 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs