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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Queen Victoria with The Prince of Wales, the Princess Royal, Princess Alice and Prince Alfred 8 - 8 Feb 1854

Albumen print | 22 x 19.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906478

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Photograph of a group portrait of, from left to right, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, Victoria, Princess Royal, Princess Alice, Queen Victoria and Prince Alfred.

The albumen print is pasted onto the album page. A carbon print, made in the 1870s or 1880s, has been pasted over the top of the photograph.
  • Creator(s)

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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]
  • 22 x 19.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs