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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Comte Anatole de Montesquieu (1788-1878) 1860

Albumen print | 9.1 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2914099

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Comte Anatole de Montesquieu standing, facing towards the camera. He holds a book in his left hand and rest his right hand on a pile of book positioned on a table beside him. He wears a sash and has an order pinned to his jacket.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Anatole de Montesquieu (1788-1878)
  • 9.1 x 5.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Orders (honour)