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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Charles XV, King of Sweden (1826-72) 1860

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907789

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Photograph of Carl XV, King of Sweden, standing, facing towards the camera. He wears a military uniform and rests his left hand on his hip. His sword hangs by his side. He rests his right arm on the back of a chair and holds a cap in his right hand.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Charles XV, King of Sweden and Norway (1826-72)
  • annotation: Charles XV, King of Sweden. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Charles XV. King of Sweden. 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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