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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Jane, Baroness Churchill (1826-1900) c. 1861

Albumen print | 4.0 x 3.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2117421

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Photograph of a head and shoulder length portrait of Lady Churchill facing the camera, her head turned slightly to the left. She gazes to the left, away from the camera. She wears a dark, lace shawl, multiple necklaces and a beaded hairpiece. Photograph taken in Darmstadt.

The page is signed by the sitter.

Lady Churchill was Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Lady Jane Spencer, Baroness Churchill (1826-1900)
  • 4.0 x 3.0 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums