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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Infante João, Duke of Beja (1842-61) 1861

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2907954

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Photograph of Dom Joâo, standing and facing the viewer. He wears military uniform and holds his cap in his left hand.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    João, Prince of Portugal, Duke of Beja (1842-61)
  • annotation: Dom João, Duke of Beja./ 3rd Son of King Ferdinand. (1861). [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.9 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Dom Joâo, Duke of Beja. 3rd son of King Ferdinand. 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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