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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria (1830-1916) 1861

Albumen print | 8.9 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2907792

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Photograph of Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, standing and facing towards the camera. He wears a great coat, hanging off his shoulders, and a military uniform. His hat and gloves are on a table to his right.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Franz Josef I, Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary (1830-1916)
  • annotation: The Emperor of Austria. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.9 x 5.8 cm (image)

    9.8 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Emperor of Austria, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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