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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Gustav, Prince of Wasa (1799-1877) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2907619

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Gustav, Prince of Wasa (1799-1877), seated, facing towards the camera. He is seated beside a small side table. He holds a newspaper with both hands in front of his body and gazes down, giving the appearance of reading.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Gustav, Prince of Vasa (1799-1877)
  • annotation: The Prince of Wasa. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.9 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Prince of Wasa. [Album: Photographs. Royal portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Photography
        • Photographs
          • Photograph albums