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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Royal children in costume for 'Les deux petits Savoyards' 1 - 1 Feb 1854

Albumen print | 14.2 x 12.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2900011

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of, from left to right, Princess Alice, Prince Alfred, Victoria, Princess Royal and Princess Helena dressed in costume for a performance of 'Les deux petits Savoyards'. The children are dressed as José, Michel, La Marquise and Clermont. The performance took place in Windsor.  
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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    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)
  • annotation: Princess Alice, Prince Alfred, Princess Royal & Princess Helena/ as ..... 'La Marquise' Clermont/ in Les petits Savoyards/ Windsor. 1st Feb 1854./ By Mr Fenton. [beneath work]
  • 14.2 x 12.0 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria

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        • Drama