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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Carl Ruland (1834-1907) 1860

Albumen print | 8.1 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2910727

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Carl Ruland (1834-1907), standing, facing slightly towards the left. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He poses beside a chair and holds a book, positioned on top of a table, in his right hand.  

Ruland was an art and literary historian. He was Private secretary to Prince Albert and assisted with the Raphael Project.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Carl Ruland (1834-1907)
  • annotation: Mr. Ruland./ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.1 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.1 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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