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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)

Photographs. Volume V. 1855-69

Leather-bound album | 18.0 x 14.3 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2800823

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Maroon leather-bound album with title and decorative lines in gilt. The album contains photographs (RCINs 2800824-2800870) of a variety of subject matter including portraits by Camille Silvy, HMS Euryalus in Funchal Bay, 1860, portraits of Miss Eliza Seymour as Fortitude and Lady Spencer as Faith (16 March 1861), portraits of the children of the Emperor of Austria and a potrait of Prince Alamayu, son of Tewodros II, Emperor of Abyssinia, with Captain Speedy. Many of the photographs were reproduced in carbon in 1883 by Hughes.

The first page is inscribed, 'All the Photographs in this Volume as far as Page10 were collected and arranged by His Royal Highness The Prince Consort 1860-61'.
  • Creator(s)

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    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61) (compiler)

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    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901) (compiler)

    Oscar Gustav Rejlander (1813-75) (photographer)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Jabez Hughes (1819-84) (photographer)

    Alamayu, Prince of Abyssinia (1861-1879)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
  • 18.0 x 14.3 cm (whole object)

  • Collected and arranged by Prince Albert, and by Queen Victoria after 1861

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Whippingham [Isle of Wight]
                • St Mildred's Church [Whippingham]

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Princess Alice (1843-78)

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Princess Alice (1843-78)

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Photograph of Balmoral, North West view

After Hills & Saunders (1852-2019)

Princess Louise (1848-1939)

Jabez Hughes (1819-84)

View of Dhu Loch, Balmoral

Jabez Hughes (1819-84)

John Brown (1827-83)

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)

Princess Beatrice (1857-1944)

Attributed to Jabez Hughes (1819-84)

Captain Speedy and Prince

After Oscar Gustav Rejlander (1813-75)

Ella Coltman

After Elliott & Fry (active 1863-1962)

Victoria Campbell (1861-?)