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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Thomas Richard Williams (1825-71)

Victoria, Princess Frederic William of Prussia, later Empress of Germany (1840-1901) Mar 1859

Albumen print | 8.0 x 6.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2900154

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Photograph of a three-quarter length portrait of Victoria, Princess Frederic of Prussia, later Empress of Germany (1840-1901), seated, facing towards the camera. She poses with her hands held together in her lap. She wears a dress with check pattern, a lace collar and wide sleeve.

Photograph from a daguerreotype.
  • Creator(s)

    Thomas Richard Williams (1825-71) (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • annotation: Victoria/ Princess Royal,/ Princess Frederic William of Prussia,/ March 1859./ Williams from a Daguerreotype. [beneath work]
  • 8.0 x 6.8 cm (image)

    30.8 x 24.4 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs