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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Captain John W. Tarleton (b. 1811), R.N., commanding H.M.S. Euryalus 1860

Salted paper print | 24.0 x 19.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2906834

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Photograph of Captain John W. Tarleton standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He gazes ahead, away from the camera. He poses with his right hand on the back of a chair and his left hand holding his sword. He wears a naval uniform and wears two medals on his breast.
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Admiral Sir John Walter Tarleton (1811-80)
  • 24.0 x 19.8 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Captain John W. Tarleton, R.N., commanding H.M.S. Euryalus, 1858-9-60 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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