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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Giulia Grisi (1811-69) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913617

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the Italian opera singer Giulia Grisi (1811-69) standing, facing towards the camera. She turns her head and looks towards the left. She places her right hand on a nearby table. The photograph was taken outside of a building, and there are windows and a door behind her.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Giulia Grisi (1811-69)
  • annotation: Madme Grisi./ Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.8 x 5.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musicians