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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Eugen Lulves

Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1826-1908) 1861

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2907902

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Photograph of Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He wears a General's military uniform with Garter Star. He poses beside a small side table. There is a helmet positioned on the table.
  • Creator(s)

    Eugen Lulves (photographer)

    Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1826-1908)
  • annotation: The Duke of Saxe Attenburg. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.1 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Duke of Saxe Altenburg, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Heraldry
        • Insignia (heraldic)
          • Insignia-Garter stars (heraldic)