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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Thomas Richard Williams (1825-71)

'Victoria, Princess Royal'; Victoria, Princess Royal, later German Empress Frederick III (1840-1901) 21 - 21 Nov 1856

Albumen print hand-coloured with watercolour | 10.2 x 9 cm (image) | RCIN 2914272

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Hand-coloured photograph of a three-quarter length portrait of Victoria, Princess Royal, later German Empress Frederick III (1840-1901) on her 16th birthday. The princess is seated, facing halfway to the right. She turns her head to look at the camera. She wears a white off-the-shoulders dress, a lace cap and white gloves. There is a green curtain in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    Thomas Richard Williams (1825-71) (photographer)

    Grey (active 1856) (colourist)

    Subject(s)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • 10.2 x 9 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs