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Photographs 1842-61

Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography


A Polish lady


Albumen print | 17.4 x 14.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2906201

Photograph of a three-quarter length portrait of a woman, facing towards the viewer. She rests her left arm on the back of a chair and her right hand on her right hip. The woman wears a dark colour hat, light colour shirt, dark colour, fitted shirt, dark colour jacket and dark colour skirt. The title indicates the woman is Polish.

This photograph was shown in 1855 at the second exhibition of the Photographic Society.

  • Creator(s)

    Dolamore & Bullock (active 1850s)


  • 17.4 x 14.1 cm (image)

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

  • Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Poland