Photograph by Bryan Edward Duppa 5 Jul 1854 showing a profile portrait of a seated Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819-22 Jan 1901) UK at Buckingham Palace holding a framed portrait of Prince Albert (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel) (26 Aug 1819-14 Dec 1861) Saxe-Coburg & Gotha, Germany on her lap.
Queen Victoria. Creator: After Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer) Creation Date: after an original of 8 Feb 1854 Materials: Printed in carbon by Mullins in 1889 Dimensions: 21.1 x 15.9 cm RCIN 2906507 Provenance: Commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1854 Description: Photograph showing full length portrait of Queen Victoria taken at Windsor Castle. She has her hands placed on the back of a chair and wears a cloak over a her dress.
After she was widowed in 1861, Queen Victoria largely withdrew from the public eye. She dressed in mourning black for the rest of her life and the Royal Household became a sombre place, with Buckingham Palace shut up for most of the year. This picture, 1863.