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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Dom Pedro V, King of Portugal (1837-61) 1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907763

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Photograph of Dom Pedro standing, facing towards the camera. He poses with his arms folded. He wears a military dress with various insignia on the left breast. There is a chair and drapery on the left side of the photograph.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Pedro V, King of Portugal (1837-61)
  • annotation: Dom Pedro II/ King of Portugal- 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.0 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Dom Pedro II, King of Portugal, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Heraldry
        • Insignia (heraldic)