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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Alexander III, Emperor of Russia (1845-94), when Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovitch of Russia 1861

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907919

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Photograph of Alexander Alexandrovitch, Grand Duke of Russia standing, facing towards the camera. He wears a military uniform and holds a hat in his right hand. There is a balustrade and drapery on the right side of the photograph.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Alexander III, Emperor of Russia (1845-94)
  • annotation: The Grand Duke Alexander./ 2nd Son of the Emperor. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Grand Duke Alexander, 2nd son of the Emperor. 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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