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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

James Hamilton, Marquess of Abercorn, later Duke of Abercorn (1811-85)   1861

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2910792

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Photograph of a full length portrait of James Hamilton, Marquess of Abercorn, later Duke of Abercorn (1811-85), standing, facing towards the camera and leaning against a bookshelf. He looks towards the camera. He places his left hand in his pocket and holds a hat in his right hand.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn (1811-85)
  • annotation: The Marquess of Abercorn./ 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.8 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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