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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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'Princess Victoria'; Princess Victoria (1863-1950) Apr 1863

Albumen print handcoloured with watercolour | 9.1 x 7.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2914314

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Hand-coloured photograph of the infant Princess Victoria (1863-1950), daughter of Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse (1843-78), lying in a cot decorated with red ribbon. Photograph taken at Windsor Castle, where Princess Victoria was born on Easter Sunday, 1863.

The caption states that Princess Victoria is aged three weeks in this photograph.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Victoria Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven (1863-1950)
  • 9.1 x 7.7 cm (image)

  • Possibly given to Queen Victoria by Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs