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Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'H.R.H. The Duke of Saxe Coburg & Gotha'; Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818-93) 1857

Albumen print | 23.1 x 18.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2117938

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Ernest II Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha leaning against the urn of a balustrade. Ernest II wears a hat, spotted bow tie, shirt, jacket, trousers and one leather glove. The Duke was the elder brother of Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria.

  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1818-93)
  • 23.1 x 18.5 cm (image)

    38.4 x 31.5 cm (page dimensions)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Germany
          • Bavaria [Germany]
            • Coburg [Bavaria]
              • The Rosenau [Coburg]
                • The Terrace [The Rosenau]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Succulent plants
            • Cacti
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Gardening
          • Ornamental gardening
            • Pot plants