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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Princess Helena (1856-1923) as Clarmont in 'Les deux petits Savoyards' c.1880 copy after an original of 1 Feb 1854

Carbon print | 20.0 x 12.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2900009

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Helena, standing, facing towards the camera. She wears knee length breeches, a waistcoat, a jacket  and a short, curly wig. She holds a staff in her right hand. She is dressed as Clermont from 'Les deux petits Savoyards'.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
  • annotation: Princess Helena as Clarmont/ in Les petits Savoyards/ 1st Feb 1854./ By Mr Fenton. [beneath work]
  • 20.0 x 12.4 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria

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