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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Countess Apponyi c.1860

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2913730

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Photograph of a full length portrait of a woman sitter, likely to be Countess Apponyi. The sitter stands, facing three-quarters towards the left and leaning against a plinth located on the left. She turns her head towards the right and gazes downwards. She holds her hands together, positioning them on the plinth. She poses in front of a painted backdrop depicting a landscape scene.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Countess Apponyi (active 1858)
  • 8.6 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 17.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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