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William Bambridge (1819-1879)

Artist of 4 portraits
Born in Windsor, Bambridge worked as a schoolmaster with Bishop Selwyn's mission to New Zealand and returned to Windsor in 1848. From around 1854 he was regularly employed by the Royal Family, acting as photographer, printer, calligrapher and organiser of the Queen's private negatives.

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Royal mourning group, 1862

by William Bambridge
albumen print, March 1862


Royal mourning group, 1862

by William Bambridge
albumen carte-de-visite, March 1862
NPG x131271


Royal mourning group, 1862

by William Bambridge
albumen print, March 1862
NPG Ax128903


Queen Victoria

by William Bambridge
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG x197185

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