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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Agnes Boucicault (1833-1916) c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913667

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the Scottish actor Agnes Boucicault (1833-1916) standing, facing three-quarters to the right. She turns her head slightly and looks towards the camera. She places her left hand on the back of a chair. There is a balustrade and painted backdrop behind her.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

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

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.6 x 5.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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