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John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

'Princess Helena, Princess Louise, Princess Beatrice' 10 - 10 Mar 1863

Albumen print handcoloured with watercolour | 8.8 x 5.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2914313

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Hand-coloured photograph of a full length group portrait of, from left to right, Princess Helena, Princess Beatrice and Princess Louise dressed as bridesmaids for the wedding of Princess Alexandra and the Prince of Wales
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
  • 8.8 x 5.9 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Royal Weddings