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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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The Confirmation of Princess Royal in the Private Chapel at Windsor Castle c. 1856

Albumen print | 12.7 x 19.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2905590

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Photograph of a painting depicting the confirmation of Victoria, the Princess Royal at the private chapel, Windsor Castle. The princess is shown at the centre of the composition, kneeling, her back facing the viewer, as she receives blessings from the priest. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert stand beside her.  The confirmation took place on 20 March 1856.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
  • 12.7 x 19.0 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs