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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Princess Helena and Princess Louise 8 Feb 1854

13.3 x 11.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2900014

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Helena (1846-1923) and Princess Louise, later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939). Princess Helena is seated on a plinth her feet crossed. She wears a fur-edged coat over her dress, and bonnet. Princess Louise stands beside the plinth, her right hand on her sister's arm. She wears similar clothes to Princess Helena, but with a hood over her bonnet. Photograph taken at Windsor.
  • Creator(s)

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    After Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
  • annotation: Princess Helena & Princess Louise./ Windsor. 8th Feb. 1854./ Reduced by Mr Bambridge from Mr Fenton. [beneath work]
  • 13.3 x 11.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs