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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)

Princess Frederick of Prussia, later Empress Frederick III (1840-1901) and Prince Wilhelm, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941) Oct 1859

Albumen print which is hand-coloured with watercolour | 6.6 x 4.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2914292

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Hand-coloured photograph of Princess Victoria, Princess Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia, later Empress Frederick III (1840-1901) with her first son, Prince Wilhelm, later Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany (1859-1941). The infant is seated on a chair wearing a white bonnet and robe. Princess Victoria crouches beside the child.
  • Creator(s)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901) (colourist)

    After William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia (1859-1941)
  • 6.6 x 4.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs