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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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General James Lindsay (1815-74) c.1861

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2910804

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Photograph of a full length portrait of General James Lindsay (1815-74) standing, facing towards the camera. He turns his head and looks towards the left. He holds a sword and gloves with both hands in front of him. He wears a military uniform and bearskin.

Lindsay was Military Secretary to the Field Marshal Commanding-in-Chief.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    General James Lindsay (1815-74)
  • annotation: Major General The Hon: J. Linsday [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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