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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Anna, Princess Frederick William of Hesse (1836-1918) 1860

Albumen print | 7.5 x 4.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907829

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Photograph of Anna, Princess Frederick William of Hesse, standing, facing left, her face captured in profile. She is depicted reading from a book that she holds open with both hands in front of her chest.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Anna of Prussia, Princess of Hesse-Kassel (1836-1918)
  • annotation: Anna, Princess F. William of Hesse,/ second daughter of/ Prince Charles of Prussia [beneath work]
  • 7.5 x 4.6 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Anna, Princess F.William of Hesse, second daughter of Prince Charles of Prussia, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Psychology
        • Physical and Mental Activities
          • Reading (activity)