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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Henry Southwell (1823-70)

Princess Helena (1846-1923) Mar 1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 6.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2900262

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Helena (1846-1923) standing, facing left. She turns her head towards the camera. She poses beside a chair, resting both hands on the back of the seat.She wears a patterned dress. There is drapery in the background. 
  • Creator(s)

    William Henry Southwell (1823-70) (photographer)

    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
  • annotation: [above] Princefs Helena./ March, 1860./ [beneath] Southwell.  [above and beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 6.3 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs