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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Thomas Richard Williams (1825-71)

Victoria, Princess Frederick of Prussia, later Empress of Germany (1840-1901), and the infant Prince William, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941) Mar 1859

Albumen print | 9.9 x 8.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2900159

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Photograph of a three-quarter length portrait of Victoria, Princess Frederick of Prussia, later Empress of Germany (1840-1901), seated, cradling her infant son Prince William, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941). The princess looks down at her son.

  • Creator(s)

    Thomas Richard Williams (1825-71) (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia (1859-1941)
  • annotation: [above] Victoria,/ Princess Royal,/ Princess Frederic William of Prussia,/ and the infant Prince William,/ March 1859./ [below] 2. Bambridge [beneath work]
  • 9.9 x 8.5 cm (image)

    30.8 x 24.4 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs