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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Jabez Hughes (1819-84)

Ernest I, Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha (1784-1844) 1883 copy after an original of 1844

Carbon print copy of a daguerreotype | 7.9 x 8.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2800833

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Carbon print copy of a daguerreotype of Ernest I, Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha. Ernest I stands facing slightly right wearing a coat and top hat and holding a fishing rod. Behind him there is a building with tall windows and a bench to the right.

Ernest I was the father of Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria. The original daguerreotype was taken in 1844 at Schloss Reinhardsbrunn, the residence of the Saxe-Coburg-Gotha family.

  • Creator(s)

    Jabez Hughes (1819-84) (photographer)

    After Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1784-1844)
  • 7.9 x 8.0 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
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Germany
          • Schloss Rheinsberg [Germany]