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'Albert, 1855', Prince Albert, 1855

Colour lithograph by Francis Winterhalter.

Prince Albert Augustus Charles of Saxe-Coburg married Queen Victoria on 10 February 1840. The couple had nine children. In 1857 Prince Albert was granted the title Prince Consort. Among his many interests was the comprehensive reform of the British Army. He was involved in the development of Aldershot as a permanent base for the Army and also championed the creation of a gallantry award for all ranks which became known as the Victoria Cross. Albert died 14 December 1861.

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NAM. 1980-09-37-1


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study collection

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