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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Catherine, Countess of Dunmore (1814-86) 1860

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2910760

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Catherine, Countess of Dunmore (1814-86) standing, facing three-quarters to the left. She turns her head slightly and looks towards the camera. She leans her right arm against a plinth and holds her hand together in front of her waist. She poses in front of a painted backdrop

 Lady of the Bedchamber 1841-1845. Standing by a column and in front of a scenic backdrop, left side of body to camera, head turned to look at the camera.
  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Catherine, Countess of Dunmore (1814-86)
  • annotation: The Countess of Dunmore/ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
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