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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Unknown Person

'A Chinese Family' 1868 copy after an original of 1854

Albumen print | 13.9 x 16.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906017

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of five members of a Chinese family. A man is seated on the far left, resting his right arm on a Chinese vase. He holds a young child on his knee. A young girl stands at the centre of the group, holding a parasol. Beside her, on the right, sits an older woman. On the far right, a young boy crouches, looking towards the camera. The family all wear traditional Chinese clothing.
  • Creator(s)

    After Unknown Person (photographer)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

  • 13.9 x 16.5 cm (image)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Asia
            • Chinese national costume