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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Joseph Löwy (1835-1902)

Anton Gregor Rubinstein (1829-94)   c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913696

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Russian composer and musician Anton Gregor Rubinstein (1829-94) seated on a chair at a table, facing three-quarters to the right. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He holds a book open on the table with his left hand and places his right hand on the seat of the chair. He crosses his legs.

  • Creator(s)

    Joseph Löwy (1835-1902) (photographer)

    Anton Gregor Rubinstein (1829-94)
  • annotation: A. Rubinstein. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.8 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    9.0 x 5.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musicians
          • Pianists