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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

Princess Beatrice, wife of Prince Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)

Royal Group [Balmoral Vol5 1895 - 1900] Sep 1897

RCIN 2160270

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Princess Beatrice was the youngest daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She became her mother's constant companion following Prince Albert's death in 1861. Princess Beatrice married Prince Henry of Battenberg in 1885, but their marriage was ended by the Prince's untimely death in 1896 during the second Ashanti war. This photograph taken in the grounds of Balmoral depicts Queen Victoria sitting in open carriage with (l-r) Duchess of York, Princess Francis Joseph of Battenberg and Prince Francis Joseph of Battenberg. When Queen Victoria died in 1901 Princess Beatrice dedicated the rest of her life to editing and transcribing her mother's private journals.