Mobile menu

Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Eligius Franz Joseph, Freiherr von Münch-Bellinghausen (1806-71) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2913831

Your share link is...


Photograph of a full length portrait of Eligius Franz Joseph, Freiherr von Münch-Bellinghausen (1806-71) seated in a chair, facing halfway to the right. He looks ahead, away from the camera. He leans back in his chair, stretching his right leg in front of him. He places his left hand on his cheek and places his right hand in his lap. He is seated beside an ornate table.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Münch Bellinghausen, Baron von (fl.c.1860)
  • annotation: Freiherr von Munch Bellinghausen./ (Friedr. Halm) [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 17.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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