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Louis Joseph Ghémar (1819-73)

Queen Victoria (1819-1901) and Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (1846-1923), when Princess Helena Oct 1862

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2908061

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Photograph showing Queen Victoria dressed in mourning, seated, looking down at a miniature, possibly of Prince Albert, that she holds in her right hand. Queen Victoria's left arm is placed around the shoulders of Princess Helena, who kneels by her mother's side, her left hand on the miniature. Princess Helena looks towards the camera.
  • Creator(s)

    Louis Joseph Ghémar (1819-73) (photographer)

    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
  • 8.7 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.7 x 5.8 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • The Queen and Princess Helena, 1863. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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