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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 2900261

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Helena (1846-1923) seated beside a table, facing halfway to the left. She gazes ahead, away from the camera. She places her left hand on the chair's arm rest and her right hand in her lap. She wears a patterned dress.
  • Creator(s)

    William Henry Southwell (1823-70) (photographer)

    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
  • annotation: Princefs Helena,/ March, 1860./ Southwell. [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