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After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Princess Helena and Princess Louise as Clermont and Louison in 'Les deux petits Savoyards' c.1880 after an original of 1 Feb 1854

Carbon print | 13.1 x 10.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2900012

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Helena (1846-1923) and Princess Louise, later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) standing, facing towards the camera. They are dressed in costume as Clermont and Louison for a performance of 'Les deux petits Savoyards'.

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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/ as/ Clermont and Louison/ in "Les petits Savoyards"/ Windsor. Feb: 1854./ Reduced by Mr Bambridge from Mr Fenton. [beneath wrok]
  • 13.1 x 10.5 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria

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