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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1826-1914) when Hereditary Prince 1859

Salted paper print with overpainting | 27.0 x 19.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2906754

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Photograph of a near full length portrait of Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1826-1914) when Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Meiningen. He stands, facing towards the camera, and turns his head to the left, his face captured in profile. He wears a military uniform and has a military great coat draped over his right shoulder. He holds a helmet and a pair of gloves in his left hand. The photograph has been overpainted with black pigment.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    George II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1826-1914)
  • 27.0 x 19.6 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • George, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Meiningen, 1859 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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