The young boy whom some 50 years later would become King Edward VII. This and more at the fascinating collection now on Flickr: Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and Early British Photography
The Prince of Wales and Prince Alfred, 1852, by Theodore Brunell
This photograph is included in the exhibition Victoria & Albert: Art & Love at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, until 31 October 2010.
The Royal Collection © 2010, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II