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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

After William Edward Kilburn (1818-91)

Royal children and nanny c. 1850

Salted paper print | 12.5 x 9.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2506515

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Photograph of a daguerreotype depicting a nanny and the royal children, from left to right, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, Princess Helena, Victoria, Princess Royal, Princess Alice (seated on the ground), Prince Alfred and an infant Prince Arthur, held by the nanny.
  • Creator(s)

    After William Edward Kilburn (1818-91) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
  • annotation: The Prince of Wales, Pcss Helena, Pcfs Royal, Pce Alfred, Pcss Louise in their [unable to decipher]/ & Pcss Alice- Talbotype after a/ Daguerreotype by Kilburn done in 1848- [beneath work]
  • 12.5 x 9.5 cm (image)

  • From an album compiled by Prince Albert and Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vehicles
          • Simple transport
            • Pram