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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Hughes & Mullins (1883-1917)

Frederick, The Earl Spencer (1798-1857) 1887 copy after an original of c.1857

Carbon print | 13.0 x 10.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906686

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Photograph of a three-quarter length portrait of Frederick, the 4th Earl Spencer (1798-1857) seated on a chair, facing three-quarters to the right. He turns his head slightly towards the camera and gazes ahead, towards the right. He poses with his hands on his lap and his legs crossed. He wears a frock coat and checked trousers.
  • Creator(s)

    Hughes & Mullins (1883-1917) (photographer)

    Spencer, Frederick Spencer, 4th Earl (1798-1857)
  • 13.0 x 10.7 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Frederick Spencer, 4th Earl [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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