Mobile menu

Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Hills & Saunders (1852-2019)

Princess Louise (1848-1939) at her confirmation 7 - 7 Mar 1865

Albumen print | 8.3 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2905638

Your share link is...


Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Louise, kneeling at an alter, wearing her confirmation dress. She poses with her back turned away from viewer, and reads a book she holds in both hands before her. 

Princess Louise was confirmed on Saturday 21st January 1865 at St Mildred's Church, Whippingham on the Isle of Wight. There portraits were taken at Windsor Castle on 7 March 1865.