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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Notman (1826-91)

Group portrait in Montreal, Canada c.1885 after an original of Aug 1860

Carbon print | 9.0 x 11.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2900376

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of, from left to right, Sir Edmund Head, Major Christopher Teesdale, Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, General Robert Bruce, and Henry Pelham-Clinton, the Duke of Newcastle. The group is standing outside the house of Sir John Rose on Sherbourne Street in Montreal, Canada.

An albumen print version of this image is in the 'Prince of Wales Family Photographs' albums, RCIN 2106465. A modified version of this photograph was reproduced in the 'Illustrated London News'. In the print version, the figure of Teesdale has been removed.
  • Creator(s)

    William Notman (1826-91) (photographer)

    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Sir Edmund Walker Head (1805-68)
    Henry Pelham, 5th Duke of Newcastle (1811-64)
    Major-General Robert Bruce (1813-62)
    General Sir Charles Grey (1804-70)
  • annotation: The Prince of Wales./ Sir Edwd Head, Captn Grey, Genl Bruce and the Duke of Newcastle. [beneath work]
  • 9.0 x 11.5 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs