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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Alfred Sydney Wigan (1814-78) c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913602

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Alfred Sydney Wigan (1814-78) standing, facing slightly towards the left. He looks towards the camera. He places his left hand on a balustrade behind him. He poses in front of a painted backdrop depicting a landscape scene.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Alfred Sydney Wigan (1814-78)
  • annotation: Mr. Alfred Wigan [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.4 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.9 x 5.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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