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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Ernst August Konig von Hannover c. 1851-70

Wood engraving | 20.1 x 15.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 2506517

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A wood engraving from an album of portraits containing prints and photographs: Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover as Duke of Cumberland: bust length, turned in profile to the left with moustache, plain tie, and embroidered uniform with facings and braids. With a German inscription below. 

  • Creator(s)

    Obermüller (wood engraver)

    Ernst August, King of Hanover, Duke of Cumberland (1771-1851)
  • 20.1 x 15.7 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Ernest August, King of Hannover, Duke of Cumberland

  • From an album compiled by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • engravings