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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

The Royal Family at Osborne 24 - 24 May 1859

Albumen print | 11.7 x 14.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2900181

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Photograph of a group portrait of the royal family, featuring, from left to right, Prince Leopold, Princess Louise, Queen Victoria, Prince Arthur, Princess Alice, Victoria, Princess Frederick of Prussia, Princess Beatrice, Prince Consort, Princess Helena. Photograph taken at Osborne House. Part of the building can be seen in the background. The photograph is a vignette.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-84)
    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
  • annotation: The Royal Family at Osborne, May 24th 1859./ Prince Leopold, Princefs Louise, [above main line] The Queen, [main line again] Prince Arthur, Princefs Alice, [above main line] The Prince Consort, [main line] Princefs Royal, Princefs Beatrice, Princefs Helena. [beneath work]
  • 11.7 x 14.4 cm (image)

    30.8 x 24.4 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Osborne Estate [Isle of Wight]
                • Osborne House