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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Queen Victoria with her four eldest children c.1880 copy of original dated 8 Feb 1854

Carbon print | 21.9 x 19.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2900013

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Photograph of Queen Victoria, seated and wearing a checked shawl over her shoulders. She is surrounded by her four eldest children, from left to right, Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, Princess Victoria, The Princess Royal, Princess Alice (seated next to her mother) and Prince Alfred, on the right hand side.

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • annotation: The Prince of Wales, Princess Royal, Princess Alice, The Queen and Prince Alfred./ 8th February 1854./ By Mr Fenton. [beneath photograph]
  • 21.9 x 19.7 cm (image)

  • The Prince of Wales, the Princess Royal, Princess Alice, The Queen, and Prince Alfred, 1854 [from Portraits of Royal Children: Vol.1 1848-1854]

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria

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