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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

After John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Edward Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799-1869) 1889 copy after an original of 1861

Carbon print | 23.3 x 17.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906874

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Photograph of the Earl of Derby seated, facing three-quarters to the left. He gazes ahead, away from the camera. He poses with his legs crossed and places his right hand on top of two books, positioned on the table beside him. There is a column and drapery in the background.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

    Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799-1869)
  • 23.3 x 17.7 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Edward Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, 1861 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums