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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Amélia, Dowager Empress of Brazil, Duchess of Braganza (1812-73) 1860

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2907956

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Photograph of Amélia, Duchess of Braganza and Dowager Empress of Brazil, seated, facing three-quarters to the right. She gazes down at a photograph album she holds open on a table. There is a framed photograph on the table.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Amelia, Empress of Brazil (1812-73)
  • annotation: Amalia, Dowager Empress of Brazil./ Duchess of Braganza./ 1860 [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.8 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.0 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Amalia, Dowager Empress of Brazil, Duchess of Braganza. 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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