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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Ross & Thomson (active 1847-1890s)

Portrait of an unidentified man : 'Portrait from Life' c. 1849

Salted paper print | 13.2 x 11.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2600320

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Photograph of an elderly gentleman, seated, reading a book. He rests his right hand underneath his chin and with his left hand he holds a book open on the page that he is reading. He faces three-quarters left and wears a dark suit and tie with white shirt.
  • Creator(s)

    Ross & Thomson (active 1847-1890s) (photographer)

  • 13.2 x 11.2 cm (image)

    29.7 x 37.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Portrait from Life [Calotype Specimens]

  • From an album presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1849

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Lothian [Scotland]
              • Edinburgh [Scotland]
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Psychology
        • Physical and Mental Activities
          • Reading (activity)
    • Organisation
      • Documentation
        • Books