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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia (1832-1909) 1861

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2907929

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Photograph of Grand Duke Michael, standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He wears the General Field Marshal's uniform and holds a cap in his left hand.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Michael Nikolaevich, Grand Duke of Russia (1832-1909)
  • annotation: The Grand-Duke Michael. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.8 x 5.2 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 Duke Michael, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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