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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Archduke Albrecht of Austria, Duke of Teschen, with his family c.1860

Albumen print | 9.1 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2907719

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Photograph of Archduke Albrecht (1817-95) with his family. The Archduke leans against a pillar, his body facing three-quarters to the left. He looks to the front. His daughter, Maria Theresia (1845-1927), stands beside him facing the viewer. The Archduchess Hildegard (1825-64) is seated in front of her husband, facing right. Their second daughter, Mathilde (1849-67), stands on the right facing her mother.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Archduke Albrecht Friedrich Rudolf Dominik of Austria, Duke of Teschen (1817-95)
    Archduchess Mathilde of Austria (1849-67)
    Princess Hildegard, Archduchess of Austria (1825-64)
    Maria Theresia, Duchess of Württemberg (1845-1927)
  • annotation: The Archduke Albert & family [beneath work]
  • 9.1 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.8 x 6.5 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Archduke Albert and Family. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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