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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Attributed to? W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Wedding Group with Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenberg 23 - 23 Jul 1885

Albumen print | 18.3 x 15.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2905687

Photograph of a full length portrait of the wedding group, taken at Osborne. The group consist of, (back row, left to right) Prince Alexander of Battenberg, Princess Louise of Wales, Princess Irene of Hesse, Princess Victoria of Wales, Prince Franz Josef of Battenberg, (middle row, left to right) Princess Maud of Wales, Princess Alix of Hesse, Princesses Marie Louise and Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, (front row, left to right) Princesses Victoria Melita, Marie and Alexandra of Edinburgh, Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenberg. Photograph taken at Osborne.
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to? W & D Downey (active 1855-1941) (photographer)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Attributed to? Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

    Alexander I, Prince of Bulgaria (1857-93)
    Queen Maud of Norway (1869-1938)
    Alexandra Feodorovna, Empress of Russia (1872-1918)
    Princess Marie Louise (1872-1956)
    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    Prince Henry of Battenberg (1858-96)
    Princess Louise, Princess Royal, Duchess of Fife (1867-1931)
    Prince Franz Joseph of Battenberg (1861-1924)
    Princess Irene of Prussia (1866-1953)
    Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (1868-1935)
    Princess Helena Victoria (1870-1948)
    Victoria Melita, Grand Duchess Cyril of Russia (1876-1936)
    Queen Marie of Roumania (1875-1938)
    Princess Beatrice of Orleans & Borbón (1884-1966)
  • 18.3 x 15.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
              • Wedding dresses