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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Ludwig Angerer (1827-79)

Johann Ritter von Oppolzer (1808-71) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2913825

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Johann Ritter von Oppolzer (1808-71) seated on a chair, facing three-quarters to the right. He looks ahead, his face captured in a three-quarter turn. He rests his right arm on a table beside him and places his left hand in his lap.
  • Creator(s)

    Ludwig Angerer (1827-79) (photographer)

    Johann Ritter von Oppolzer (1808-71)
  • annotation: Prof. Oppolzer./ (rector magnificus.) [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.1 cm (image)

    9.7 x 5.8 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 17.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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