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Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)

'Princess Beatrice in her Ball Dress'; Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) May 1860

Albumen print hand-coloured with watercolour | 5.2 x 4.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2914296

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Hand-coloured photograph of Princess Beatrice: full length portrait, leaning against balustrade, slightly turned away, wearing a white ball dress.
  • Creator(s)

    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78) (colourist)

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

    Subject(s)
    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
  • 5.2 x 4.6 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs