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Albert and Victoria’s collection shows photographers’ working methods

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Family group, Balmoral 29 - 29 Sep 1855

Collodion glass plate negative | RCIN 2084357

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Glass plate negative of (from right to left): Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia (1833-88), later Frederick III of Prussia; Princess Victoria (1840-1901), later Empress Dowager of Prussia; Prince Alfred (1844-1900), later Duke of Edinburgh (seated on the grass); Princess Alice (1843-78), later Grand Duchess of Hesse; Princess Helena (1846-1923), later Princess Christian of Schleswig Holstein; Queen Victoria (1819-1901); Princess Louise (1848-1939), later Duchess of Argyll; Prince Albert (1819-61) and Prince Albert Edward of Wales (1841-1910), later King Edward VII. The group were photographed at Balmoral to mark the Princess Royal's engagement to Prince Frederick William of Prussia. 

  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88)
    Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • negatives
            • glass plate negatives