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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Edmond Tschaggeny (1818-73) 1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2913529

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Edmond Tschaggeny, standing, facing halfway towards the left. He gazes ahead, away from the camera. He poses with his right hand resting on the back of a chair and his left thumb tucked into his waistcoat pocket. He holds a cigarette in his right hand.

Edmond Tschaggeny (1818-73) was a Belgian artist and brother of artist Charles Philogène Tschaggeny (1815-1894). Both brothers specialised in the depiction of horses.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Edmond Tschaggeny (1818-73)
  • annotation: Edouard J Schaggeny. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    22.8 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

  • Edouard J. Schaggeny, 1860 [in Photographs. Artists' Portraits. Volume 79]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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          • cartes-de-visite
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      • Artists