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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Agnes Boucicault (1833-1916) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913685

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the Scottish actor Agnes Boucicault (1833-1916) standing, facing towards the camera. She turns her head and looks to the left. She leans her left arm on top of a bookshelf and holds her patterned shawl around her with her right hand. She poses in front of a painted backdrop depicting an interior scene.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Agnes Boucicault (1833-1916)
  • annotation: Mrs Dion Bouciacault./ Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.5 x 6.3 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