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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Eleanor Swanborough (1840-93) c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913586

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Eleanor Swanborough (1840-93) seated, facing towards the camera. She turns her head very slightly and looks towards the right. She wears a lace shawl over her head and shoulders. She holds the shawl around her neck with her left hand and places her right hand in her lap.   

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Eleanor Swanborough (1840-93)
  • annotation: Mifs Swainborough [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.4 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    8.6 x 5.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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