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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple Blackwood, 1st Marquis of Dufferin and Ava (1826-1902) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.2 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2910674

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple Blackwood, 1st Marquis of Dufferin and Ava (1826-1902) standing, facing slightly towards the right. He turns his head towards the camera and gazes towards the left. He holds a cane in his right hand. He poses beside a balustrade and in front of a painted backdrop.

Blackwood was Lord-in-Waiting  from 1849 to 1852 and again from 1854 to 1858.
  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (1826-1902)
  • annotation: Lord Dufferin [beneath work]
  • 8.2 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.0 x 5.8 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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