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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

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

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913643

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the British actor Alfred Sydney Wigan (1814-78) seated on a chair at a table, facing towards the camera. He is dressed as Honori Disart in 'The Sole of St. Tropez' and wears a fur stole and calf-length boots. He poses in front of a painted backdrop.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Alfred Sydney Wigan (1814-78)
  • annotation: No. 2. Mr. A. Wigan as above. [reference to 29143642] [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.6 x 5.2 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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