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The Wedding Cake of the Prince and Princess of Wales 10 - 10 Mar 1863

Albumen print | 18.4 x 14.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2905626

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Photograph of the wedding cake of the Prince and Princess of Wales, later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. The cake is elaborately iced and is decorated with flowers.

The Prince of Wales married Princess Alexandra of Denmark at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on 10th March 1863.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • 18.4 x 14.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Royal Weddings
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Food, Cooking & Dishes
          • Cakes
            • Wedding cakes