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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Frances Elizabeth Jocelyn, Viscountess Jocelyn (1820-80) 1859

Albumen print | 7.8 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2910613

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Frances Elizabeth Jocelyn (1820-80) seated, facing three-quarters to the left. She looks down at a book she supports on her lap.  

Jocelyn was Lady of the Bedchamber between 1841 and 1867, thereafter Extra Lady of the Bedchamber. She was also a keen photographer and a selection of her works are held in the Royal Collection.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Frances Elizabeth Jocelyn, Viscountess Jocelyn (1820-80)
  • annotation: ditto [beneath work]
  • 7.8 x 5.8 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.5 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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