Mobile menu

Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Princess Louise, later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939), as Louison in 'Les deux petits Savoyards' c.1880 copy of an original of 1 Feb 1854

Carbon print | 17.7 x 12.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2900008

Your share link is...


Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Louise standing, facing towards the camera. She wears costume which has a laced bodice, short sleeves, full skirt with petticoats and an apron. She holds a basket of flowers in her right hand and is wearing gloves and a necklace. She is dressed for the performance of 'Les deux petits Savoyards'.
  • Creator(s)

    View person page

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
  • annotation: Princess Louise/ as/ Louison/ in Les petits Savoyards/ 1st Feb 1854./ By Mr Fenton. [beneath work]
  • 17.7 x 12.2 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Language, Linguistics and Literature
      • Literature
        • Drama