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After Leonida Caldesi (1823-91)

Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) c. 1857

RCIN 2083566

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Glass plate negative showing a photograph placed on a flat surface.Taken by Leonida Caldesi (1823-91) in 1857, the photograph depicts Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) as an infant, a cropped version of RCIN 2900104. 

The glass plate negative has been photographed showing the coated side and therefore the image appears laterally reversed.

  • Creator(s)

    After Leonida Caldesi (1823-91) (photographer)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • negatives
            • glass plate negatives