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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Émile de Girardin (1802-81) 1860

Albumen print | 9.1 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2914067

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Émile de Girardin seated at a table, facing halfway towards the right. He gazes down at a book he holds open on the table with his left hand. He poses with his legs crossed.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Emil de Girardin (1802-81)
  • 9.1 x 5.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Psychology
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          • Reading (activity)