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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Alexander Duff, Lady Anne and Lady Ida Duff c.1859

Albumen print | 10.7 x 15.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2906778

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of Alexander Duff and his sisters Lady Anne and Lady Ida. Alexander is seated in the driving seat of a small open pony carriage. His sisters are seated in the carriage behind him.

Alexander later married Princess Louise of Wales, at Buckingham Palace on 27 July 1889.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife (1849-1912)
    Anne Elizabeth Clementina Duff Townshend (1847-1925)
    Ida Louisa Alice Wilson (1848-1918)
  • 10.7 x 15.1 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Alexander Duff, Lord Macduff, and his sisters, Lady Anne and Lady Ida Duff, c.1859 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
            • Ponies
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vehicles
          • Simple transport
            • Carriages
    • People
      • Children