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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1823-83) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2907623

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1832-83) standing, facing towards the camera. He wears a military uniform and holds a helmet in his right hand. There is a small table on the right of the photograph.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Friedrich Franz II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1823-83)
  • annotation: Mecklenburg-Schwerin [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.6 x 5.9 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Grosherzog von Mecklenburg. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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