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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Horace Wigan (c.1851-85) in 'Nine Points of the Law' c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913607

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the actor Horace Wigan (c.1851-85) standing, facing towards the camera. He holds a bag in his left hand. He is dressed in costume as his character in 'Nine Points of the Law'.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Horace Wigan (c.1851-85)
  • annotation: Mr Horace Wigan/ in "Nine point of the Law." [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.4 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    8.8 x 5.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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