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H.R.H. The Prince of Wales in India

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    last quarter 19th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hunt, Alfred (artist)
    Leighton Brothers (lithographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 1

Physical description

Full-length portrait, standing, turned and facing to left, resting right arm on the saddle of a charger and holding a sword in left hand. The sitter's uniform is decorated with various medals and insignia. In the background is an Indian cavalry regiment, and to the left is an elephant.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)


last quarter 19th century (printed)


Hunt, Alfred (artist)
Leighton Brothers (lithographer)

Materials and Techniques

Coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Published at the Illustrated London News Office Leighton Bros. H.R.H. The Prince of Wales in India. From a drawing by Alfred Hunt.'


Height: 58.3 cm, Width: 41.6 cm

Object history note

This print was published in the Illustrated London News.

Descriptive line

Print, full-length portrait of Albert Edward Prince of Wales (later Edward VII), in India and wearing military uniform. Colour lithograph by the Leighton Brothers, after Alfred Hunt, late 19th century.





Subjects depicted

Elephant; Horse; Prince; Insignia; Uniform; Medals; Cavalry


Prints; Portraits; Royalty


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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