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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Attributed to John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Friedrich III, German Emperor and King of Prussia (1831-1888), when Crown Prince of Prussia, and Victoria, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901), when Crown Princess of Prussia 1862

Albumen print | 8.9 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2908107

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Photograph of Crown Prince Friedrich III, seated and reading a newspaper. Crown Princess Victoria stands on his left, looking down at the newspaper, her right hand on her husband's shoulder.
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-88)
  • 8.9 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.8 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • The Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Prussia (Princess Royal of England), 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Organisation
      • Newspapers
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Psychology
        • Physical and Mental Activities
          • Reading (activity)