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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Queen Victoria (1819-1901) and Princess Beatrice (1857-1944)

Oct 1862

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2908060

Photograph showing Queen Victoria seated, with Princess Beatrice sitting on her lap. The Queen, dressed in mourning, has her arms round her daughter, and they both look at something the Princess is holding (a photograph of Prince Albert?). The Princess's feet are crossed.
  • Creator(s)

    Louis Joseph Ghémar (1819-73) (photographer)

  • 8.5 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

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

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria