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In 1929 Princess Elizabeth was photographed by her father, the future King George VI, standing in front of a group of Madonna lilies, lilium candidum. The photograph was taken at St Paul’s Walden Bury, the Hertfordshire home of the Princess's maternal g

Since its advent, photography has been important to the royal family

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)

Battery, Gibraltar, 1875. [Album of HRH The Duke of Connaught; military photographs, c.1855-1895]. 1875

RCIN 2502534

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Prince Arthur, the seventh child and third son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, enrolled in the Royal Military College at Woolwich in 1866. He subsequently joined his father's regiment, the Rifle Brigade, on 2 August 1869. Prince Arthur enjoyed a long and distinguished career in the army, which included service in South Africa, Canada, Ireland, Egypt and India. This photograph is from an extensive album of military photographs compiled by Prince Arthur between c.1855 and 1895 which includes portraits of officers at Woolwich, Chatham and Addiscombe, and scenes from campaigns including Crimea (1855) and Abyssinia (1868).