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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


General Alfonso Ferrero della Marmora (1804-78)

Mar 1857

Salted paper print | 13.4 x 9.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2906652

Photograph of a near full length portrait of General Alfonso Ferrero della Marmora (1804-78), seated, facing three-quarters to the left. He turns his head towards the camera and looks to the left. He wears an Italian military uniform, with his bicorn hat on the table beside him.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • 13.4 x 9.9 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • General Alphonso Ferrero della Marmora, 1857 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)