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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Ferdinand, Duc d'Alençon (1844-1910) 1859

Salted paper print | 19.5 x 15.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2906750

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Ferdinand Philippe Marie d'Orléans, Duc d'Alençon (1844-1910) seated on a wooden chair, facing towards the camera. He turns his head and looks towards the left. He poses with his right arm over the back of the chair and his left hand resting in his lap. A hat and a book lie on the floor to his right. Photograph taken at Claremont. Photograph is a vignette.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon (1844-1910)
  • 19.5 x 15.0 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Ferdinand, Duc d'Alençon, Claremont 1859 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums