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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Adelaide Ristori (1822-1906) c.1880 copy of an original of 1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913583

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Photograph of the Italian actress Adelaide Ristori (1822-1906) seated, facing three-quarters to the right. She turns her head and looks towards the left. She is dressed in costume and wears a headdress, drop-earrings and a decorated dress.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Adelaide Ristori (1822-1906)
  • annotation: Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    9.1 x 5.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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