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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Ludwig Angerer (1827-79)

Fürst Colloredo c.1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2913845

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Colloredo standing, facing towards the camera. He gazes to the right. He places his left hand in his jacket pocket and his right hand on a plinth beside him. He holds a cap in his right hand. He wears a military uniform and a sabre hangs by his side.
  • Creator(s)

    Ludwig Angerer (1827-79) (photographer)

    Prince Colloredo (active c. 1860)
  • annotation: Fürst Colloredo [beneath work]
    annotation: [stamped, black ink] L. ANGERER/ HOF-PHOTOGRAPH/ WIEN/ alte Wieden Feldgasse/ No. 1061 [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.2 cm (image)

    9.9 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 17.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria.

    From a volume of photographs initially compiled by Prince Albert.

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