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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Eliza Horatia Frederica Agar-Ellis, Viscountess Clifden of Gowran (1833-96) 16 - 16 Mar 1861

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2800830

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Photograph of Eliza Horatia Frederica Agar-Ellis, Viscountess Clifden of Gowran, in a full-length portrait. The Viscountess is shown in costume as Fortitude, holding a long sword in her left hand, with her right hand resting on top of the sword. She wears a gown with sash and is standing in front of a painted studio backdrop of sky and clouds. Between 1867 and 1872 she held the office of Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria. In 1872 she was created an Extra Lady of the Bedchamber.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Eliza Horatia Frederica Agar-Ellis, Viscountess Clifden of Gowran (1833-96)
  • 8.6 x 5.7 cm (image)

    17.1 x 13.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • From an album containing works collected and arranged by Prince Albert (before 1861) and by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs