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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Caldesi, Blanford & Co

Adelaide Borghi-Mamo (1829-1901) c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913621

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the Italian opera singer Adelaide Borghi-Mamo (1829-1901) standing, facing left. She turns her head slightly towards the camera but gazes to the left. She places her right hand on top of a nearby table and holds her shawl around her with her left hand. The photograph was taken in an interior.

  • Creator(s)

    Caldesi, Blanford & Co (photographer)

    Adelaide Borghi-Mamo (1829-1901)
  • annotation: Mme Borghi Mamo [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    8.8 x 5.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musicians