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Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Princess Helena and Princess Louise Sep 1854

Salted paper print | 9.8 x 12.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2900043

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Photograph of Princess Helena (1846-1923) and Princess Louise, later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) seated in pannier baskets on a mule. The groom, Jones, stands to right holding the reins and looking towards the camera.
  • Creator(s)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (photographer)

    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
  • annotation: Princess Helena and Princess Louise,/ on the Mule./ Sept: 1854./ By Mr Becker. [beneath work]
  • 9.8 x 12.2 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs