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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Charlotte Cushman (1816-76) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913658

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the American actor Charlotte Cushman (1816-76) standing with her back facing slightly towards the camera. She turns her head towards the left. She places her left hand on a draped plinth.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Charlotte Cushman (1816-76)
  • annotation: Miss Cushman./ Reproduced [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.5 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    9.0 x 5.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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