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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Giroux

Royal Family. Important Occasions. 1837-1885 1850-85

Leather bound album | 26.5 x 35.0 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2905576

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Burgundy leather-bound album of photographs (RCINs 2905577-2905701) relating to important occasions, including weddings, confirmations and christenings. The front cover of the album features five oval miniature pictures of ancient buildings in a tooled gold border.
  • Creator(s)

    Giroux (binder)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence & Avondale (1864-92)
    Princess Louise Margaret, Duchess of Connaught (1860-1917)
    Princess Helena, Duchess of Albany (1861-1922)
    Marie, Princess of Battenberg, w.Gustav P/Erbach-Schönberg, d.Alexander P/Hesse (1852-1923)
    Julie, Princess of Battenberg (1825-95)
    Alexander, Prince of Hesse (1823-88)
    Victoria Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven (1863-1950)
    Princess Louise, Princess Royal, Duchess of Fife (1867-1931)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-61)
    Empress Friedrich, consort of Friedrich III, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia (1840-1901)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Queen Alexandra, consort of King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Grand Duchess Maria of Russia, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1853-1920)
    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
    Princess Beatrice, wife of Prince Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    Princess Beatrice, wife of Prince Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    Prince Henry of Battenberg (1858-96)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine, consort of Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine, consort of Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837-92)
    Princess Helena, consort of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1846-1923)
    Princess Helena, consort of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1846-1923)
    Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1831-1917)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88)
    Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88)
    Prince Leopold (1853-84)
    Alexander I, Prince of Bulgaria (1857-93)
    Victoria, Princess of Great Britain (1868-1935)
    Queen Maud, consort of Haakon VII, King of Norway (1869-1938)
    Princess Irene of Prussia, consort of Henry, Prince of Prussia (1866-1953)
    Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia (1872-1918)
    Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse & by Rhine (1868-1937)
    Princess Marie Louise (1872-1956)
    Princess Helena Victoria (1870-1948)
    Victoria Melita, Grand Duchess Cyril of Russia (1876-1936)
    Queen Marie, consort of Ferdinand I, King of Roumania (1875-1938)
    Princess Alexandra (1878-1942)
  • 26.5 x 35.0 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Bridesmaids
              • Royal bridesmaids
            • Wedding ceremonies
            • Wedding breakfasts
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
              • Wedding dresses
            • Royal Weddings
        • Public life
          • Coronations
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Food, Cooking & Dishes
          • Cakes
            • Wedding cakes
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Triumphal arches
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Surrey [England]
              • Esher [Surrey]
                • Claremont House [Esher]
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Castle
                  • Upper Ward [Windsor Castle]
                    • State Apartments
                      • Private Chapel [State Apartments, Windsor Castle]
                  • Lower Ward [Windsor Castle]
                    • St George's Chapel [Windsor Castle]
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • St James's Palace
                    • Chapel Royal [St James's Palace]
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Whippingham [Isle of Wight]
                • St Mildred's Church [Whippingham]
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]

After Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841)

The First Council of Queen Victoria

After Sir George Hayter (1792-1871)

The Marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)

Wedding portrait of Queen Victoria

After Sir George Hayter (1792-1871)

The Christening of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales

After Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

Sketches of the Princess Royal at her marriage

After Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

Sketches of the Princess Royal at her marriage

William Bambridge (1820-79)

Princess Alice at her confirmation

After Egron Sellif Lundgren (1815-75)

Prince Alfred's Confirmation

Attributed to William Bambridge (1820-79)

Princess Helena at her confirmation in Whippingham Church

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Princess Alexandra in her wedding dress

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Princess Alexandra in her wedding dress

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Prince Arthur and Prince Leopold

Unknown Person

Whippingham Church

Attributed to? W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Wedding guests

Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921)

Decoration at foot of stairs, Osborne