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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Angerer : Wien

Archduke Ernest of Austria (1824-99) 1861

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2907961

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Photograph of Archduke Ernst of Austria standing, facing halfway to the right. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He wears a military uniform and a greatcoat over his shoulders. He holds a sword in front of him with both hands. There is a hat on a table, located on the far left side of the photograph.
  • Creator(s)

    Angerer : Wien (photographer)

    Ernst, Archduke of Austria (1824-98)
  • annotation: The Archduke Ernest./ 2nd Son of Archduke Rainer. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.1 cm (image)

    9.4 x 6.0 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Archduke Ernest, 2nd son of Archduke Rainer, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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