The Prince of Wales
William and Daniel Downey of London
A Woodburytype portrait of Queen Victoria's eldest son, Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII.
Photographed by William and Daniel Downey of London and Newcastle.
Published as a Woodburytype in 1890 as part of the first series of The Cabinet Portrait Gallery.
Condition: both the Woodburytype and the page on which it is mounted are in excellent condition. A printed caption in the lower margin identifies the sitter and gives the photographers’ details.
Dimensions: the print measures 5.5” by 3.7” (14 cm by 9.3 cm) and is mounted with a buff-coloured border on an off-white page measuring 8.1” by 5.9” (20.6 cm by 15 cm).