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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Charles-Marie-Esprit Espinasse (1815-59) and son c. 1859

Albumen print | 9.1 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2914028

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Charles-Marie-Esprit Espinasse seated, facing halfway towards the right. He faces towards his son who stands beside him.

Whilst the inscription states the work was taken in 1860, this is not possible as Charles-Marie-Esprit Espinasse died in 1859.