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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Johann Nestroy (1801-62) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913702

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Austrian actor and playwright Johann Nestroy (1801-62) standing, facing towards the camera. He leans against an armchair, on the right side of the photograph. He holds a top hat in his right hand. He crosses his left leg over his right.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Johann Nestroy (1801-62)
  • annotation: Joh Nestroy/ Reproduced [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.8 x 5.9 cm (mount)

    8.9 x 5.3 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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