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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

'Victoria, Princess Royal at her confirmation'; Victoria, Princess Royal, later German Empress Frederick III (1840-1901) at her confirmation 20 - 20 Mar 1856

Albumen print coloured with watercolour | 12.8 x 11.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2914267

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Victoria, Princess Royal, later German Empress Frederick III (1840-1901) kneeling at an altar, her back facing the camera.  She wears a light colour dress with a multi-tiered skirt. Photograph taken at Windsor Castle.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Alfred Hichens Corbould (1821-74) (colourist)

    Subject(s)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • 12.8 x 11.6 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs