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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Alfred Sydney Wigan (1814-78) in 'The Sole of St. Tropez' c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913644

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the British actor Alfred Sydney Wigan (1814-78) standing, facing towards the camera. He leans towards a table beside him, placing his left hand on the table top. He is dressed as Honori Disart in 'The Sole of St. Tropez'. He wears what appears to be a dressing gown and slippers. He poses in front of a painted backdrop.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Alfred Sydney Wigan (1814-78)
  • annotation: No. 2. Do. Do. [Ditto]/ Reproduced [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.8 x 5.1 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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