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After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'The Queen'; Queen Victoria (1819-1901) 1889 copy of an original of 11 May 1854

Carbon print | 19.4 x 16.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2906515

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Queen Victoria (1819-1901), standing, facing slightly towards the left. She turns her head to gaze behind her. Queen Victoria wears a formal court dress decorated with flowers and lace. She rests her right hand on a pedestal upon which a posie of flowers are placed. Photograph taken at Buckingham Palace.
  • Creator(s)

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    After Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • annotation: The Queen/Do./ Do. [Underneath the photograph]
    annotation: Reproduced & Printed in carbon by Mullins 1889 [mount, lower left]
  • 19.4 x 16.1 cm (image)

    28.2 x 22.9 cm (page dimensions)

  • The Queen, Buckingham Palace, May 11th 1854 (after a drawingroom) [Photographic Portraits. Vol 1/59 (1853-1857)]

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1854

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Buckingham Palace
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Court Dress
            • Court Dress of Great Britain
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Architectural design
          • Architectural decoration & motifs
            • Pedestals