Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (1841-1910), later Edward VII. Artist: Sir Wm Ross (1794-1860): C. 1846, Watercolour on ivory laid on card, Dimensions: 6.6 x 5.8 cm - Commissioned by Prince Albert as a gift for Queen Victoria. Completed, according to the inscription on the reverse of the frame, in April 1846 as the second in the sequence of miniatures of the children of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert painted when each child was five years old.
Princess Marie Louise Victoire, of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. She was the mother of Queen Victoria. Victoria's father - Edward, the Duke of Kent and Strathearn - was her second husband, and Victoria was her third child (and her only child with Edward). She was a member of the House of Hanover as well as a member of the House of Saxe-Coburg Gotha.