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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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George I, King of the Hellenes (1845-1913), when Prince William of Denmark 1862

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2907993

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Wilhelm, later George I, King of the Hellenes (1845-1913) standing facing front. He poses with his right hand in his coat pocket and his left hand holding a cap.

Prince Wilhelm was elected King of the Hellenes as George I in 1863.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    George I, King of the Hellenes (1845-1913)
  • 8.7 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.8 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • William, 2nd son of Prince Christian of Denmark 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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