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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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General Alexander Nelson Hood, later Viscount Bridport (1814-1904) c.1859

Albumen print | 8.6 x 6.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2910660

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Photograph of a full length portrait of General Alexander Nelson Hood, later Viscount Bridport (1814-1904), seated at a table, facing a quarter to the left. He turns his head and looks towards the camera and poses with his legs crossed. He places his right arm on the table and his left hand in his lap.

Hood was Groom-in-Waiting from 1841 to 1858, Equerry from 1858 to 1884 and Lord-in-Waiting from 1884.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    General Alexander Nelson Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport (1814-1904)
  • annotation: Col: The Hon: N. Hood. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 6.0 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.5 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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