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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Gaston, Comte d'Eu (1842-1922) 1859

Salted paper print | 19.9 x 15.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2906749

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Gaston of Orleans, Comte d'Eu (1842-1922) seated on a chair, facing towards the camera. He looks to the left. He poses with his right thumb tucked into his waistcoat pocket and he holds a walking stick in his left hand. An open book lies on the floor to his left. Photograph taken in Claremont.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Gaston d'Orleans, Count of Eu (1842-1922)
    Eu, Counts of
  • 19.9 x 15.4 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Gaston, Comte d'Eu, Claremont 1859 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums