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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Group portrait 1861

Albumen print | 11.5 x 13.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2906895

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Photograph of a group portrait, featuring, from left to right: Colonel Arthur Hardinge, Countess Hedwig Brühl and Lecamus, Count Fürstenstein, Elizabeth, Countess of Desart and the Honourable Beatrice Byng. The group appear to be studying a piece of paper.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Countess Hedwig Brühl and Lecamus(fl.1864)
    Count Fürstenstein
    Sir Arthur Edward Hardinge (1828-92)
    Elizabeth Lucy Desart (1822-98)
    Beatrice Eliza Christiana Catherine Blundell-Hollinshead-Blundell (1825-84)
  • 11.5 x 13.0 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Group, Ryde, 1861 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums