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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Frederick Byng (1784-1871) 1879 copy after an original of 1859

Carbon print | 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2910654

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Frederick Byng (1784-1871) seated at a table, facing three-quarters to the left. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He rests his right arm on the table and places his left hand on his leg.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Frederick Byng (1784-1871)
  • annotation: Hon: Frederic Byng [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
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