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British School, 19th century

Prince Albert, The Prince Consort (1819-1861) Dated 1861

Watercolour on card over a photograph | 6.9 cm (sight diameter) | RCIN 422317

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This memorial object contains a coloured over photograph of a head and shoulder length portrait of Prince Albert. The photograph is set in an ivory frame with gilt-metal border. The border is engraved with the inscription 'DEAR PAPA / DEC. 14. 1861'. The photograph is by John Edwin Mayall, and shows similarities to Bryan Edward Duppa's portrait