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Queen Maria Christina, the Duke of Riánsares and their daughter c.1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2907663

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of Queen Christina (1806-78), Don Fernando, Duke of Riánsares (1808-73) and their daughter. Queen Christina is seated on the left and looks across at her daughter who is also seated and looks directly at the camera. Behind them stands the Duke, looking down at his daughter.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Maria Cristina, Queen of Spain (1806-78)
    Fernando, Duke of Riansares (1808-73)
  • annotation: Queen Christina/ the Duke of Riansares & their daughter [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.2 cm (image)

    10.1 x 5.9 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Queen Christina, the Duke of Riansares and their daughter. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • People
      • Children
      • Girls