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Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), when Princess Alexandra of Wales
Album of designs, incorporating photographs
26.4 x 36.2 cm (page dimensions)
The Royal Collection
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 Princessís four eldest children.
Acquired by Queen Alexandra when Princess of Wales