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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria (1818-74) c.1860

Albumen print | 9.1 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907774

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Archduke Ferdinand standing and facing towards the camera. He wears a military uniform and rests his left hand on his sword. He leans against a table on which there is a hat and some books. 
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria-Teschen (1818-74)
  • annotation: The Archduke Ferdinand. [beneath work]
  • 9.1 x 5.6 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)

  • The Archduke Ferdinand. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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