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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna of Russia (1839-91) 1861

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2907928

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Photograph of Grand Duchess Olga, seated at a table, facing three-quarters to the right. She leans on a small table positioned beside her. She gazes down at the book she holds with both hands, its weight supported by the small table.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Olga Feodorovna, Grand Duchess of Russia (1839-91)
  • annotation: The Grand-Duchess Olga./ (Michael.) 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Grand Duchess Olga (Michael), 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
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