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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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George Weld-Forester, 3rd Baron Forester (1807-86) c.1859

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2910634

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Photograph of a full length portrait of George Weld-Forester, later 3rd Baron Forester (1807-86), standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He holds a pair of gloves in his left hand and a cane in his right. 

Weld-Forester was Comptroller between 1852 and 1853, and again between 1858 and 1859.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    George Weld-Forester, 3rd Baron Forester (1807-86)
  • annotation: Colonel [?] Cecil Forester [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.2 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.5 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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        • photographs