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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Carl Ruland (1834-1907)

c. 1861

Albumen print | 4.0 x 3.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2117424

Photograph of a half length portrait of Carl Ruland standing, facing halfway to the right. He turns his head slightly and looks towards the camera. He wears glasses, a striped bow tie, a light coloured shirt and dark coloured suit jacket and waistcoat.

The page has been signed by the sitter.

Ruland was Private Secretary and Librarian to Prince Albert.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • 4.0 x 3.0 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Precision mechanisms & instruments
          • Spectacles (Optical)