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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Franz Schlik (1789-1862) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2913735

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Photograph of a full length portrait of General Franz Schlik (1789-1862) standing, facing towards the camera. He turns his head halfway to the left and looks ahead, away from the camera. He poses with his arms crossed and his right leg crossed over his left. He wears a military uniform, with a cap and cape, and an eye patch. A sword is attached to his belt.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Franz Schlik (1789-1862)
  • annotation: General Graf Schlik. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 17.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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