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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Attributed to William Bambridge (1810-79)

Princess Helena at her confirmation in Whippingham Church 17 - 17 Apr 1862

Albumen print | 16.3 x 12.8 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2905612

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Helena (1846-1923) kneeling in front of a balustrade, her back facing the camera. The photograph appears has been edited, see glass plate negative RCIN 2083678. 

The confirmation took place at Whippingham Church, Isle of Wight.
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
  • 16.3 x 12.8 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Whippingham [Isle of Wight]
                • St Mildred's Church [Whippingham]