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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Charles John Colville, 1st Viscount Colville of Culross and 11th Baron (1818-1903) c.1859

Albumen print | 7.5 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2910645

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Charles John Colville, 1st Viscount Colville of Culross and 11th Baron (1818-1903) seated on a chair, facing towards the camera. He leans towards the right and poses with his legs crossed. He looks towards the left. He holds a cane in his right hand and rests his right arm on the back of the chair.

Colville was Chief Equerry and Clerk Marshall between 1852 and 1858-59, Master of the Buckhounds from 1866 to 1868 and Chamberlain to the Prince of Wales from 1873.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Charles John Colville, 1st Viscount Colville of Culross & 11th Baron (1818-1903)
  • annotation: Lord Colville. [beneath work]
  • 7.5 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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