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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Frances Sally Day (1815-92)

General Sir Thomas Myddelton Biddulph (1809-78), when Colonel c.1860

Albumen print | 8.2 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2910611

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Photograph of  a full length portrait of General Sir Thomas Myddelton-Biddulph (1809-78) standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He looks ahead, away from the camera, and holds a top hat with both hands in front of him. Photograph taken at Osborne. 

Biddulph was Master of the Household from 1857 to 1866, Keeper of the Privy Purse from 1866 to 1878 and Extra Equerry between 1851 and 1878.
  • Creator(s)

    Frances Sally Day (1815-92) (photographer)

    General Sir Thomas Myddelton Biddulph (1809-78)
  • annotation: Colonel Biddulph [beneath work]
  • 8.2 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Colonel Biddulph. [Royal Household Portraits. Volume 57.]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs