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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Veil worn by Queen Victoria at her marriage c. 1855

Albumen print | 14 x 10.5 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2905584

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Photograph of Queen Victoria's (1819-1901) wedding veil and wreath, the latter decorated with orange blossoms, worn for her marriage on 10 February 1840
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • 14 x 10.5 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Wedding ceremonies
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
              • Wedding dresses
            • Royal Weddings