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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-79) in 'The Rivals' c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913652

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the British actor and playwright John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-79) standing, facing towards the camera. He turns his head very slightly and looks to the right. He is dressed in costume for his role in 'The Rivals' and holds a riding crop in his left hand and a hat in his right.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-79)
  • annotation: Mr. Buckstone, in "The Rivals." [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    8.5 x 5.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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