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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Adrien François Servais (1807-66) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913616

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the cellist Adrien François Servais (1807-66) standing, facing slightly towards the right. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He holds a cello in his left hand and a bow in his right.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Adrien François Servais (1807-66)
  • annotation: M. Servais./ Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.5 x 5.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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