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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77)

Victoria, Princess Royal c. 1850

Salted paper print | 12.6 x 9.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2506510

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Photograph of a print of a painting depicting Victoria, Princess Royal, later Empress of Germany (1840-1901). The princess is depicting seated on the ground, looking at a flower she holds in her left hand.

The painting on which the print is based is by Franz Xaver Winter Halter (1805-73) and is held by the Royal Collection (RCIN 403056).
  • Creator(s)

    William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77) (photographer)

    After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • annotation: Victoria, Pcsf Royal- 1842./ Photograph by Mr. Talbot after/ the Print after Winterhalter. [beneath work]
  • 12.6 x 9.9 cm (image)

  • From an album compiled by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Flowering plants
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings