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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Duke of Albany (1853-84), when Prince Leopold and the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1850-1942), when Prince Arthur c.1860

Albumen print | 7.7 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2907756

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Photograph of Prince Leopold and Prince Arthur. Prince Leopold, on the left, is seated beside his brother Prince Arthur. The brothers both gaze to the right. Both boys wear kilts and tartan socks and hold Tam o'Shanter hats.
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Previously attributed to Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-84)
  • annotation: Pce Leopold & Pce Arthur. [beneath work]
  • 7.7 x 5.2 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Leopold and Prince Arthur. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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