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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Fraülein Ottilie Bauer (c.1834-1920) 1860

Albumen print | 8.1 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2910726

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Fraülein Ottilie Bauer (c.1834-1920) standing, facing towards the camera. She turns her head three-quarters to the left and gazes ahead, away from the camera. She holds a book in front of her waist with her left hand and places her right hand over her left hand. 

Bauer was Royal Governess.
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Previously attributed to Unknown Person (photographer)

    Ottilie Bauer (c.1834-1920)
  • annotation: Mme Bauer./ 1860 [beneath work]
  • 8.1 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.1 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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