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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'Prince Alfred at Autumn'; Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900), dressed as Autumn 10 - 10 Feb 1854

Albumen print | 18.4 x 13.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2905997

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Photograph of Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900) seated on a pedestal draped with leopard skin, facing the camera and gazing up to the right. He holds a goblet in his raised right hand and places his left hand on his hip. He wears a leopard skin toga, light colour shirt and leggings and sandals. 

Prince Alfred is dressed as Bacchus to represent Autumn for a performance of 'Tableaux of the Seasons' performed at Windsor Castle on 10 February 1854.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
  • 18.4 x 13.9 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Dionysus
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Seasons
          • Autumn