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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Angel Alonso Martinez y Hermano

Francisco, King of Spain (1822-1902) 1860

Albumen print | 9.1 x 6.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2907657

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Photograph of a full length portrait of King Francisco of Spain (1822-1902) seated in an armchair, facing three-quarters to the left. He turns his head to look towards the camera. There is a small table  in front of him. An open book is placed on the table. 
  • Creator(s)

    Angel Alonso Martinez y Hermano (photographer)

    Francisco de Asis, King of Spain (1822-1902)
  • annotation: The King of Spain. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 9.1 x 6.2 cm (image)

    10.1 x 6.8 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The King of Spain, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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