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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Fromental Halévy (1799-1862) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913626

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the French composer Fromental Halévy (1799-1862) standing, facing towards the camera. He poses with his left hand behind his back. He holds a top hat in his right hand.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Fromental Halévy (1799-1862)
  • annotation: M. Halevy./ Reproduced [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.7 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.8 x 5.3 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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