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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Jane Loftus, Marchionesss of Ely (1821-90) 1860

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2910699

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Jane Loftus, Marchioness of Ely (1821-90) standing, facing slightly towards the right. She gazes downwards, to the left. She rests her left elbow on a pedestal positioned beside her.

Loftus was
Lady of the Bedchamber from 1851 to 1889, thereafter Extra Lady of the Bedchamber.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Jane Loftus, Marchionesss of Ely (1821-90)
  • annotation: The Marchioness of Ely. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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