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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 | 11.0 x 14.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2906764

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of the Royal family on the terrace at Osborne. The group are, from left to right, Prince Leopold, Princess Louise, Queen Victoria, Prince Arthur, Princess Alice, Victoria, Princess Frederick of Prussia, Princess Beatrice, Prince Albert and Princess Helena.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-84)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
  • annotation: [numbering of sitters]/ [identification of sitters]/ Osborne- May- 24- 1859- [beneath work]
  • 11.0 x 14.6 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Group, Osborne, May 24th 1859 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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