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Prince Albert Trail

Prince Albert Trail

Prince Albert Trail

 

Noted as a patron of the arts, Prince Albert was largely responsible for the Great Exhibition of 1851.

Second son of Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; married his cousin, Queen Victoria, 1840, and played an influential role in public life

 

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Tell us More about our Silvy sitters, photograph of Camille Silvy, photographer with boy

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