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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Albert Edward, Prince of Wales c.1880 copy of an original of 25 Jan 1854

Carbon print | 20.0 x 12.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2900020

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Photograph of a full-length portrait of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII (1841-1910) facing towards the camera. He gazes down and is depicted in the action of packing the barrel of his rifle. A variety of dead game are laid out by his feet. Photograph taken at Windsor Castle.
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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
  • annotation: The Prince of Wales./ 8th Feb. 1854./ By Mr Fenton. [beneath work]
  • 20.0 x 12.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs