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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88), when Crown Prince of Prussia, and the Empress Frederick (1840-1901), when Crown Princess of Prussia 1861

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907910

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Photograph of Frederick, Crown Prince of Prussia, and Victoria, Crown Princess of Prussia. The couple stand together. Prince Frederick stands on the right, facing front and looking towards the camera. He wears a military uniform and holds a helmet. Princess Victoria stands on the right and faces right, towards her husband. She holds her husband's arm and looks towards the camera.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88)
  • annotation: The Crown Princess and Princess of Prussia. / 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Crown Prince and Princess of Prussia, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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