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The bonnets worn by the Princess of Wales and Princess Alice on their wedding days 1863

Albumen print | 17.1 x 14.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2905633

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Photograph of the wedding bonnet worn by Princess Alexandra on her wedding day on 10 March1863 and the wedding bonnet worn by Princess Alice on her wedding day 1 July 1862. The bonnets are arranged on a table next to chairs with the VR monogram. The dates of the weddings are etched onto the glass plate, beside the related bonnet.  
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
  • 17.1 x 14.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Royal Weddings
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
              • Wedding dresses
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Headgear
            • Hats
              • Bonnets