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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921)

Group portrait of Queen Isabella II of Spain and her family 1889 copy after an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 6.2 x 8.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2906857

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Photograph of a group portrait of Queen Isabella II of Spain and her family. The portrait depicts, from left to right, a nurse holding Infanta Maria de la Conception, Infant Don Sebastian, Queen Isabella II of Spain, King Francisco of Spain, Infanta Isabella and Alfonso, Prince of the Asturias held by his Governess.
  • Creator(s)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

    Isabella II, Queen of Spain (1830-1904)
    Francisco de Asis, King of Spain (1822-1902)
    Infanta Maria de la Concepcion (1859-61)
    Alfonso XII, King of Spain & the Indies (1857-85)
    Princess Isabel (1851-1931)
    Sebastián María Gabriel de Borbón (1811-75)
  • annotation: [numbers corresponding to sitter]/ 1. The Infant D. Sebastian, 2. The Queen of Spain- / 3. The King of Spain, 4. The Infanta Isabel, 5. The Infanta Conception/ & 7 The Pce of the Asturias wit his governess. [beneath work]
  • 6.2 x 8.9 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Group, c.1860 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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