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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Friedrich III, German Emperor (1831-88) when Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia 1860

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2907750

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Photograph of Prince Friedrich Wilhelm standing, facing halfway to the left. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He wears a Prussian military uniform. He holds a spiked helmet in his right hand and wears a sword by his left side. On the far right side of the photograph is an urn position on a pillar.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88)
  • annotation: [indecipherable] Wilhelm. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.2 x 5.9 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Fritz Wilhelm, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords