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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 | 8.8 x 5.8 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2905637

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Photograph of a full length portait of Princess Louise in her confirmation dress. She stands, facing slightly to the right and turns her face towards the camera. She gazes down. She is posed against a plain background with wooden paneling.

Princess Louise was confirmed on Saturday 21 January 1865 at St Mildred's Church, Whippingham on the Isle of Wight. However these portraits (2905637-9) were taken at Windsor Castle on 7 March 1865.