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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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

Wedding guests 1885

Albumen print | 16.3 x 22.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2905690

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Photograph of wedding guests at the wedding of Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenberg. The group includes the Prince and Princess of Wales and Prince George of Wales. Photograph taken at Osborne.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)
    Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837-92)
    Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse & by Rhine (1868-1937)
    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    Prince Henry of Battenberg (1858-96)
    Princess Louise, Princess Royal, Duchess of Fife (1867-1931)
    Princess Irene of Prussia (1866-1953)
    Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (1868-1935)
    Prince Franz Joseph of Battenberg (1861-1924)
    Queen Maud of Norway (1869-1938)
    Alexandra Feodorovna, Empress of Russia (1872-1918)
    Princess Marie Louise (1872-1956)
    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)
    Alexander I, Prince of Bulgaria (1857-93)
    King George V, King of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)
    Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence & Avondale (1864-92)
    Alexander, Prince of Hesse (1823-88)
    Julie, Princess of Battenberg (1825-95)
    Marie, Princess of Erbach-Schonberg (1852-1923)
  • 16.3 x 22.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
              • Wedding dresses
            • Royal Weddings
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Osborne Estate [Isle of Wight]
                • Osborne House