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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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General Fürst Thurn and Taxis c.1860

Albumen print | 8.9 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2913819

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Photograph of a full length portrait of General Prince Thurn and Taxis standing, facing right, his face captured in profile. He holds a sword in his left hand and places his right hand on his stomach. He wears a military uniform. His uniform cap sits on the table behind him.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Thürn & Taxis, Prince of (fl.c.1850s)
  • annotation: General Fürst Thurn and Taxis. [beneath work]
  • 8.9 x 5.8 cm (image)

    9.6 x 5.9 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 17.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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