University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Hu-s13. His Royal Highness Prince Albert Victor of Wales (1864-1892) was the eldest son of Albert Edward (later King Edward VII) and Alexandra of Denmark. The prince was affectionately known as 'Eddy' by close family relations. Prince Albert Victor and his brother Prince George visited China on a world tour, as midshipmen on HMS Bacchante, accompanied by their tutor, Canon John Neale Dalton. The royal midshipmen stayed two nights at the British Consulate General, as guests of Patrick Joseph Hughes (Consul-General in Shanghai from 1884 to 1891) and his wife Margaret Mary Hughes. Prince Albert Victor was created the Duke of Clarence and Avondale, and Earl of Athlone, in 1890. See Hu-s16.
His Royal Highness Prince Albert Victor of Wales, Shanghai
Monday 5 December 1881
210mm x 271mm
Black and white photograph