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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Eleanor Swanborough (1840-93) as Julia in 'The Hunchback' c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913587

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Eleanor Swanborough (1840-93) standing, facing left. She turns her head and looks towards the camera. She is dressed as the character Julia in 'The Hunchback'. She poses in front of plinth, holding a plant in a vase, and a painted backdrop.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Eleanor Swanborough (1840-93)
  • annotation: Mifs Swanborough / as Julia, in "The Hunchback". [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.4 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    8.5 x 5.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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