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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Elisabeth, Princess Charles of Hesse (1815-85) 1860

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907856

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Photograph of Elisabeth, Princess Charles of Hesse, standing and facing the camera. She wears a bonnet and a shawl with horizontal stripes. There is a pillar and drapery in the background, on the left side of the photograph.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Elisabeth of Prussia, Princess of Hesse (1815-85)
  • annotation: Princess Charles of Hesse. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.8 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Princess Charles of Hesse...1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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