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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Frances Sally Day (1815-92)

Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861) with Prince Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900), when Prince Alfred 1860

Albumen print | 7.4 x 4.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2907907

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Photograph of Prince Alfred and Victoria, Duchess of Kent. Prince Alfred, on the left, stands facing right. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He holds the left hand of his grandmother, Victoria, Duchess of Kent, who stands looking at the Prince. She wears a lace shawl.
  • Creator(s)

    Frances Sally Day (1815-92) (photographer)

    Previously attributed to Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
  • annotation: Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent/ and Prince Alfred./ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 7.4 x 4.8 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent and Prince Alfred, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite