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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921)

Antoine, Duc de Montpensier, with his children 1889 copy after an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 6.7 x 5.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2906858

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Photograph of  a group portrait of Antoine, the Duc de Montpensier with his children. The portrait features Infanta Maria Isabel standing beside her father wearing a hat, Infanta Maria Amelia seated on the right and Infanta Maria Cristina standing at the centre. Infant Fernando is seated at the front and Infanta Maria de las Mercedes seated on the left.
  • Creator(s)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

    Prince Antoine d'Orleans, Duke of Montpensier (1824-90)
    Marie Isabelle, Countess of Paris (1848-1919)
    Maria Amelia, Infanta of Spain (1851-70)
    Maria Cristina, Infanta of Spain (1852-79)
    Maria de las Mercedes, Queen of Spain (1860-78)
    Fernando, Infante of Spain (1859-73)
  • 6.7 x 5.9 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Antoine, Duc de Montpensier, with his children, c.1860 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums