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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Alfred Mellon (1820-67) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913636

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the English musician and composer Alfred Mellon (1820-67) standing, facing towards the camera. He turns his head slightly and looks towards the right. He places his left hand on his hip and holds a cane and top hat in his right hand.  

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Alfred Mellon (1820-1867)
  • annotation: Mr Alfred Mellon./ Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.3 x 5.1 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Conductors
        • Musicians
          • Violinists