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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Ludwig Angerer (1827-79)

Johann Nestroy (1801-62) and Alois Grois (1809-74) c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913701

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of the Austrian playwright and actor Johann Nestroy (1801-62) and the Austrian opera singer and actor Alois Grois (1809-74). Grois stands on the left, facing towards the right. He places his left hand on his chest. Nestroy is seated, facing similarly towards the right. He holds a book open on his lap with both hands.

  • Creator(s)

    Ludwig Angerer (1827-79) (photographer)

    Alois Grois (1809-74)
    Johann Nestroy (1801-62)
  • annotation: Grois and Nestroy. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.8 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    9.2 x 5.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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