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Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)

Victoria, Princess Royal, and Princess Alice in eighteenth-century costume dated 1850

RCIN 913335

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To celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday in 1850, Prince Albert arranged a performance by the nine-year-old Princess Royal and the seven-year-old Princess Alice. The two children danced an eighteenth-century minuet, to the delight of their mother. Their costumes were made by M. and Mlle Vouillon et Laure. 

Commissioned by Queen Victoria or Prince Albert

No. 156