Prince Albert Reviews the Troops on Wimbledon Common
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||c.1850|
|Copyright 1||Illustrated London News|
|Notes / History||Amongst those visiting the annual National Rifle Association Championships, were the pillars of British society, from politicians and military leaders to the Royal family and members of the nobility.
This sketch from the mid 19th century shows Prince Albert, Consort of
Queen Victoria (picture left) accompanied by the
Duke of Wellington (then
British Prime Minister).
The Royal party had been reviewing the troops on Wimbledon Common.