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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) and Mary Ann Thurston (1810-96) c.1880 after an original of Jun 1858

Carbon print | 7.2 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2900136

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Photograph of a head and shoulder length portrait of Princess Beatrice (1857-1944), facing towards the camera. Mary Ann Thurston (1810-96) leans over Princess Beatrice and supports her weight. She gazes down at the princess. Photograph cropped into an oval.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    Mary Ann Thurston (1810-96)
  • annotation: Princefs Beatrice/ and/ Mrs Thurston/ May 1858./ Caldesi [beneath work]
  • 7.2 x 5.6 cm (image)

    30.8 x 24.4 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs