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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77)

Albert, Prince of Wales c. 1850

Salted paper print | 12.7 x 10.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2506505

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Photograph of a print of a painting depicting Albert, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII (1841-1910) standing, leaning against a stool.

The painting, dating from 1843, by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73) is held by the Royal Collection (RCIN 401411).
  • Creator(s)

    William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77) (photographer)

    After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73) (artist)

    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
  • annotation: Albert, Prince of Wales. 1843. -/
    Photograph by Mr. Talbot after/ the print after Winterhalter [beneath work]
  • 12.7 x 10.2 cm (image)

  • From an album compiled by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings