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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


The marriage of H.R.H. Victoria, Princess Royal to H.R.H. Prince Frederick William of Prussia

circa 1861

Albumen print | 12.9 x 23.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2905595

Photograph of a painting depicting the marriage of Victoria, the Princess Royal to Prince Friedrick Wilhelm of Prussia in the Chapel Royal on 25 January 1858. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert stand with eight of their seven of their nine children on the right side of the composition.

This painting is held in the Royal Collection, RCIN 406819. The painting dates from 1860. The inscription indicates the photograph was taken when the painting was located at Windsor Castle.
  • Creator(s)

    After John Phillip (1817-67) (artist)

    Unknown (photographer)

  • 12.9 x 23.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • St James's Palace
                    • Chapel Royal [St James's Palace]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Architectural design
          • Interiors