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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Albumen print | 8.9 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907782

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Photograph of Antoine, Duke of Montpensier standing arm in arm with his wife Infanta Luisa Fernanda. The couple face towaards the camera. The Duke wears a hat and holds a cane in his left hand. Luisa also wears a hat.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince Antoine d'Orleans, Duke of Montpensier (1824-90)
    María Luisa Fernanda de Borbón (1832-97)
  • annotation: The Duke and Duchess of Montpensier. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.9 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Duke and Duchess of Montpensier, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite