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After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)

'Queen Victoria' 1851-61

RCIN 2084328

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Glass plate negative of a painting of Queen Victoria  (1819-1901) by Franz Winterhalter, 1843 (RCIN 406010). Head and shoulders portrait, her head is turned half to the left, shown leaning back against a cushion, her loose hair flows over her shoulder. Oval format.

The glass plate negative has been photographed showing the coated side and therefore the image appears laterally reversed. A print from this negative exists in the Collection, RCIN 2800631.
  • Creator(s)

    After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73) (artist)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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