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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Attributed to Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Queen Victoria with seven of her children c.1880 of an original of 22 May 1854

Carbon print | 12.6 x 13.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2900040

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Photograph of Queen Victoria posing outside Buckingham Palace with seven of her children. The portrait features, from left to right, Prince Alfred, Princess Louise, Victoria, Princess Royal, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, Prince Arthur, Queen Victoria, Princess Helena and Princess Alice.
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    Attributed to Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    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)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
  • annotation: The Queen, and seven Royal Children./ Buckingham Palace. 22 May./ [beneath photograph, other details have been added in pencil; in France's hand]
  • 12.6 x 13.2 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Buckingham Palace