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Louis Haghe (1806-85)

Prince Albert in costume for the 1745 Fancy Ball, 6 June 1845 dated 1845

RCIN 913348

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The Queen described herself as ‘so proud’ of the Prince in his costume for the Fancy Ball. The outfit, which had been made by Messrs Roth and Freeman, won widespread approval: the Illustrated London News praised the costume’s ‘gorgeous splendour ... regulated with historical accuracy and refined taste’. 

Commissioned by Queen Victoria for her Portrait Album

No. 155