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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Elizabeth Van de Weyer (1817-78) 1860

Albumen print, carte de visite | 8.8 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2913903

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Elizabeth Van de Weyer, standing facing towards the camera. She looks to the right and holds her hands together in front of her body.

Van de Weyer comforted Queen Victoria following the death of Prince Albert in 1861.