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Frances Sally Day (1815-92)

The Duchess of Kent (1786-1861) and the Grand Duchess of Hesse (1843-78) when Princess Alice 1860

Albumen print | 8.1 x 5.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2907748

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Photograph of the Duchess of Kent and Princess Alice. The Duchess is seated on the left, facing towards the camera. Princess Alice stands on the right, facing left. She turns her head and looks towards the camera. She holds her grandmother's hand and places her right hand on her shoulder.
  • Creator(s)

    Frances Sally Day (1815-92) (photographer)

    Previously attributed to Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
  • annotation: The Duchess of Kent Pcss Alice./ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.1 x 5.9 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.5 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Duchess of Kent and Princess Alice, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite