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William Henry Southwell (1823-70)

Princess Louise, later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) Mar 1860

Albumen print | 8.6 x 6.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2900263

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Louise, later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939), standing, facing towards the camera. She gazes to the left. She poses with her hands held together in front of her waist. She wears a patterned dress. There is drapery in the background, on the left.
  • Creator(s)

    William Henry Southwell (1823-70) (photographer)

    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
  • annotation: Princefs Louise./ March, 1860./ Southwell. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 6.4 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs