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Christian IX, King of Denmark (1818-1906), when Prince Christian of Denmark 1862

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907989

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Christian, later Christian IX, King of Denmark (1818-1906) seated, facing three-quarters to the left and looking to the front. He places his right hand on at a small table beside him. He holds a newspaper in his left hand.  
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Christian IX, King of Denmark (1818-1906)
  • 8.7 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • Prince Christian of Denmark, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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