5th July 1854 Photograph showing a three-quarters length right profile portrait of a seated Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace. She rests a photographic portrait of Prince Albert on her lap. In July 1854, Queen Victoria commissioned Duppa to take a photograph of her, as a surprise for her husband. The portrait shows the Queen holding a framed copy of a portrait of Prince Albert taken by the same photographer a few months earlier.
Queen Victoria. Creator: After Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer) Creation Date: after an original of 8 Feb 1854 Materials: Printed in carbon by Mullins in 1889 Dimensions: 21.1 x 15.9 cm RCIN 2906507 Provenance: Commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1854 Description: Photograph showing full length portrait of Queen Victoria taken at Windsor Castle. She has her hands placed on the back of a chair and wears a cloak over a her dress.