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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Aimable Pélissier, Duc de Malakoff (1794-1864) 1874 after an original of 1859

Albumen print | 9.1 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2914005

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Aimable Pélissier, Duc de Malakoff standing, seated, facing slightly towards the left. He holds a newspaper in his left hand and appears to be in the process of reading.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Maréchal Aimable-Jean-Jacques Pélissier, Duke of Malakoff (1794-1864)
  • 9.1 x 5.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Psychology
        • Physical and Mental Activities
          • Reading (activity)