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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

After Edmund Thomas Parris (1793-1873)

The Queen of the Belgians. In her wedding dress dated 1832

Etching with stipple | 21.3 x 16.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 2506495

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An etching from an album of portraits containing prints and photographs: Marie Louise d'Orléans, Queen of the Belgians; full length, about to mount some stairs, holding the banister with her right hand, wearing a dress and a veil; pinned-up hair with ringlets on each side. Lettered below, and dated on the mount.

  • Creator(s)

    After Edmund Thomas Parris (1793-1873) (artist)

    William Hopwood (1784-1853) (printmaker)

    Louise Marie d'Orleans, Queen of the Belgians (1812-50)
  • 21.3 x 16.1 cm (sheet of paper)

  • From an album compiled by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • etchings