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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Duchess Caroline of Mecklenburg Strelitz (1821-76) 1860

Albumen print | 8.3 x 6.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2907762

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Photograph of Duchess Caroline standing facing right, her face captured in profile. She wears a hat trimmed with a wide ribbon. The skirt of her dress has horizontal bands.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Caroline, Princess of Denmark (1821-76)
  • annotation: Duchess Caroline of/ Mecklenburg Strelitz. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.3 x 6.1 cm (image)

    9.4 x 6.7 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Duchess Caroline of Mecklenburg Strelitz, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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