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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

George, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1824-76) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907815

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Photograph of George, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, seated, facing three-quarters to the left. He poses with his arms folded in front of his chest. There is a top hat on a table beside him.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Georg, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1824-76)
  • annotation: Duke George of Mecklenberg Strelitz./ (brother to the Grand Duke.) [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Duke George of Mecklenberg-Strelitz (brother to the Grand Duke). [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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