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Portraiture

Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

CARL MAHLKNECHT (1810-93)

Graf Schönborn

c.1860

Albumen print | 9.0 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2913829

Photograph of a full length portrait of Count Schönborn seated on a chair, facing halfway to the right. He turns his head slightly and looks towards the camera. He holds a cane in his left hand, placing it between his legs. There is a plinth beside him, on the left, on which sits a top hat. He poses in front of a painted landscape scene.
  • Creator(s)

    Carl Mahlknecht (1810-93) (photographer)

    Subject(s)

    Schönborn, Count (fl.c.1840s)
  • annotation:
    Graf Schönborn [beneath work]

  • 9.0 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.7 x 5.8 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 17.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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