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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Frances Sally Day (1815-92)

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent (1786-1861) 1860

Albumen print | 7.5 x 4.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2907905

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Photograph of Victoria, Duchess of Kent, standing, facing three-quarters to the left. She turns her head to the left and gazes ahead, her face captured in profile. She rests her right arm on top of a plinth covered with a cloth.
  • Creator(s)

    Frances Sally Day (1815-92) (photographer)

    Previously attributed to Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Victoria, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861)
  • annotation: Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent./ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 7.5 x 4.8 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite