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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Victoria, the Princess Royal in her confirmation dress 20 - 20 Mar 1856

Albumen print | 9.9 x 8.3 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2905589

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Victoria, the Princess Royal, later Empress of Germany (1840-1901), kneeling in front of a make-shift altar, her back facing towards the camera. She places her hands on top of a Bible. She wears her confirmation dress that features a wide skirt.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • 9.9 x 8.3 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs