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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Elizabeth, Countess De La Warr (d.1870) 1859

Albumen print | 8.1 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2910632

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Elizabeth, Countess De La Warr (d.1870) standing, facing left, her face captured in profile. She places her left hand on the back of a chair.

The Countess was the wife of George, Earl De la Warr, Lord Chamberlain between 1841 and 1846 and 1858 and 1859).
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Countess Elizabeth De La Warr (d.1870)
  • annotation: Countes Dela Ware./ 1859. [beneath work]
  • 8.1 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.5 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs