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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

William Lake Price (1810-96)

The Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha when Prince Alfred (1844-1900) Aug 1858

Albumen print | 22.2 x 15.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906255

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Alfred, later The Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900), standing wearing Naval Cadets uniform. He faces three-quarters to the left and turns his head towards the camera. He gazes to the right. Under his left arm he holds a telescope which he supports with his right hand. A sheathed dagger hangs by his left hip.

In August 1858, Prince Alfred passed his naval entrance exam with high marks.
  • Creator(s)

    William Lake Price (1810-96) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
  • 22.2 x 15.7 cm (image)

  • 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
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Naval Uniforms
        • Precision mechanisms & instruments
          • Telescopes