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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Dr Hugh Welch Diamond (1809-86)

Portrait of a young boy 1870 after an 1855 original

Carbon print of an original albumen photograph | 6.5 x 5.2 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2800726

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Photograph of a full length portrait of a young boy standing at the top of a set of stairs, facing towards the camera. He gazes to the right, away from the camera. The boy holds a broom in his right hand. He wears a cap, tartan scarf, dark colour shirt, dark colour trousers (both with light colour cuffs), dark colour socks and dark colour shoes.

Dr. Hugh Welch Diamond is now best remembered for his photographs of the mentally ill.
  • Creator(s)

    Dr Hugh Welch Diamond (1809-86) (photographer)

  • 6.5 x 5.2 cm (whole object)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Brushes
          • Brooms
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Meteorology
          • Snow
    • People
      • Children