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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Colonel Henry Ponsonby (1825-95) 1859

Salted paper print | 10.5 x 7.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2906796

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Photograph of Colonel Henry Ponsonby seated, facing three-quarters to the left. He gazes ahead, away from the camera. He poses with his hands on his lap and his legs crossed.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sir Henry Ponsonby (1825-95)
  • 10.5 x 7.6 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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