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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Grand Duke Alexei of Russia (1850-1908) 1861

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907921

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Photograph of Alexei Alexandrovitch, Grand Duke of Russia standing, facing towards the camera. He leans on the back of a wooden chair positioned in front of him.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Grand Duke Alexei of Russia (1850-1908)
  • annotation: The Grand Duke Alexis./ 4th Son of he Emperor. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Grand Duke Alexis, 4th son of the Emperor, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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