Mobile menu

Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna of Russia (1839-91) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907769

Your share link is...


Photograph of Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna of Russia, formerly Cäcilie Auguste, seated in profile, facing left. She wears a plumed hat and holds a closed fan. Behind her is a cabinet. A vase containing flowers is positioned on the cabinet. She poses in front of a painted backdrop. 
  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Olga Feodorovna, Grand Duchess of Russia (1839-91)
  • annotation: The Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna./ (his wife) [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.5 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 Feodorovna (his wife). [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, The Prince Consort

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