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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Italo Gardoni (1821-82) c.1880 copy of an original of 1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913551

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the opera singer Italo Gardoni (1821-82) seated on a chair, facing three-quarters to the left. He gazes down at a sheet of music that he holds with both hands in front of his body.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Italo Gardoni (1821-1882)
  • annotation: Sigr Gardoni./ Reprodu[ced] [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.5 x 5.9 cm (mount)

    8.9 x 5.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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