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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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

Sketches of the Princess Royal at her marriage c. 1858

Albumen print | 9.2 x 17.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2905598

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Photograph of a sketch of Victoria, Princess Royal in her wedding outfit at her marriage to Prince Frederick William of Prussia. She kneels at an altar. Two bridesmaids kneels behind her.

The sketches were completed by Queen Victoria from her recollection of the day.

  • Creator(s)

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

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • 9.2 x 17.0 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Bridesmaids
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Christian church in general
            • Sacraments
              • Marriage (sacrament)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • St James's Palace