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Ghémar Frères (active 1859-94)

Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818-1893) 1863

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2908112

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Photograph of Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, standing facing front. He holds his top hat in his right hand. Drapery to right.
  • Creator(s)

    Ghémar Frères (active 1859-94) (photographer)

    Previously attributed to Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1818-93)
  • 8.6 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.9 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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