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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


HRH The Duchess of Kent

dated 1839

Engraving | 21.5 x 16.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 2506488

An engraving from an album of portraits containing prints and photographs: Victoria, Duchess of Kent; three-quarter length, wearing a black velvet evening dress, and an ermine mantle over her right shoulder; seated with hands clasped in her lap; inscribed and dated below. After the painting by Sir William Ross; RCIN 421461.

  • Creator(s)

    After Sir William Ross (1794-1860) (artist)

  • 21.5 x 16.7 cm (sheet of paper)

  • From an album compiled by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Jewellery
          • Brooches
        • Clothing
          • Headdresses
      • Home economics
        • Furniture & accessories
          • Seating. Chairs
            • Chairs