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Album of designs painted by Alexandra, Princess of Wales, incorporating photographs, 1866-1869

Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), when Princess of Wales1866 - 1869

Royal Collection Trust, UK

Royal Collection Trust, UK

Collage album consisting of albumen photographs arranged and adhered to twenty-nine hand-coloured pages by Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), when Princess Alexandra of Wales. This is one of two similar albums on which the Princess worked in the 1860s, which display her skill as a watercolour painter and designer. The other, which was unfinished, is now in the collection at Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark. The floral design includes photographs of the Princess's four elder children.

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  • Title: Album of designs painted by Alexandra, Princess of Wales, incorporating photographs, 1866-1869
  • Creator: Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), when Princess of Wales
  • Date Created: 1866 - 1869
  • Physical Dimensions: h280 mm
  • Type: Photographs
  • Rights: Supplied by Royal Collection Trust / (c) HM Queen Elizabeth II 2012
  • External Link: http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/collection/2300089
  • Medium: Watercolour and albumen prints
  • Provenance: Acquired by Queen Alexandra when Princess of Wales

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