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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Angerer : Wien

Elisabeth, Empress of Austria (1837-98) 1861

Albumen print | 9.1 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2907793

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Photograph of Elisabeth, Empress of Austria, standing facing three-quarters to the left. She turns her head towards the right and gazes ahead, away from the camera. She holds onto the back of a chair with her right hand. She wears a long, light colour dress trimmed with lace. A vase of flowers stands on a table behind her.
  • Creator(s)

    Angerer : Wien (photographer)

    Elisabeth, Empress of Austria (1837-98)
  • annotation: The Empress of Austria. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 9.1 x 5.8 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Empress of Austria, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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