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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Eugénie, Empress of France (1826-1920) c.1859

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907674

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Empress Eugénie (1896-1920) standing with her back to the viewer. She turns her head to the left, her face captured in profile. She wears a dark colour dress with a multi-tiered skirt.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Eugénie, Empress of the French (1826-1920)
  • annotation: The Empress Eugenie [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 5.9 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Empress Eugénie. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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