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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Hughes & Mullins (1883-1917)

Group portrait, Berlin 1887 copy after an original of May 1859

Carbon print | 14.5 x 11.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906771

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Photograph of a full length group portrait taken in Berlin. The portrait features, from left to right, Countess Marie Lynar, Countess Walburga (Wally) of Hohenthal, Victoria, Princess Frederick William of Prussia, Countess Perponcher, Count Perponcher, Princess Alexandrine of Prussia and Fräulein von Schuleman.
  • Creator(s)

    Hughes & Mullins (1883-1917) (photographer)

    Countess Marie zu Lynar
    Walburga Ehrengarde Helena Paget (1839-1929)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Countess Perponcher-Sedlintsky
    Count Perponcher-Sedlintsky
    Princess Alexandrine, Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1842-1906)
    Schuleman, Fräulein von (fl.1859)
  • annotation: [numbering of sitters]/ [identification of sitters]/ Berlin. May. 1859. [beneath work]
  • 14.5 x 11.7 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Group, Berlin, May 1859 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Germany
          • Berlin [Germany]