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The lace, veil and worn by Princess Alice c. 1862

Albumen print | 12.1 x 19.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2905617

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Photograph of the lace, veil and wreath worn by Princess Alice, later Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine (1843-78), on her wedding day, 1 July 1862. The veil is displayed on a table and chair. 
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
  • 12.1 x 19.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
              • Wedding dresses
            • Royal Weddings