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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

George John Sackville-West De La Warr (1791-1869) c.1859

Albumen print | 7.8 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2910633

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Photograph of a full length portrait of George John Sackville-West De La Warr (1791-1869) seated, facing halfway to the left. He looks ahead, away from the camera. He holds a cane in his left hand and a pair of gloves in his right. A top hat sits by his left foot.

De La Warr was Lord of the Bedchamber between 1813 and 1828 and Lord Chamberlain between 1841 and 1846 and 1858 and 59.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    George John Sackville-West, 5th Earl De La Warr (1791-1869)
  • annotation: Earl Dela Ware [beneath work]
  • 7.8 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.5 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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