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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 2913575

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the Italian tragedienne, or tragedy actor, Adelaide Ristori (1822-1906) standing, facing towards the camera. She turns her head and looks towards the right. She leans her left arm against a shelf or screen and hold her hands together.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

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

    9.8 x 6.0 cm (mount)

    8.8 x 5.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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