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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Charles Albert Fechter (1824-79) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913637

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the French actor Charles Albert Fechter (1824-79) standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He places his right hand on the back of a chair and his left hand in his pocket. He poses in front of a painted backdrop depicting a large window.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Charles Albert Fechter (1824-79)
  • annotation: Mr Fechter./ Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.7 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.9 x 5.2 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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