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Friedrich Wilhelm, Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel (1820-84) 1862

Albumen print | 8.9 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907997

Photograph of a full length portrait of Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Hesse, later Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel (1820-84), standing, facing three-quarters to the right. He poses with his arms folded. There is a top hat is on the balustrade to his right.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Friedrich Wilhelm, Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel (1820-1884)
  • 8.9 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • Frederic William, Prince of Hesse, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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