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Carl XV, King of Sweden (1826-72) 1862

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907983

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Carl XV, King of Sweden (1826-72) standing and facing the viewer. He holds a top hat in his left hand and leans on a small pillar.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Charles XV, King of Sweden and Norway (1826-72)
  • 8.8 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 cm (album)

  • The King of Sweden, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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