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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)

The Duchess of Nemours and Queen Victoria; 'The cousins' c. 1855

Salted paper print | 10.4 x 7.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2506525

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Photograph of a painting of a half length double portrait of Queen Victoria and her cousin, the Duchess of Nemours seated, facing left. The Queen places her right hand on top of her cousin's hands.

The painting, by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, is in the Royal Collection (RCIN 404875).
  • Creator(s)

    After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73) (artist)

    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Victoria, Princess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Duchess of Nemours (1822-57)
  • annotation: Calotype after/ F. Winterhalter/
    The Duchess of Nemours & Queen Victoria. 1852. [beneath work]
  • 10.4 x 7.7 cm (image)

  • From an album compiled by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs