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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Ludwig Angerer (1827-79)

Karl Freiherr von Urban (1802-77) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2913738

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Karl Freiherr von Urban (1802-77) standing, facing slightly towards the left. He turns his head towards the camera, and look towards the right. He holds a sabre in front of his body with both hands. He wears a military uniform.

  • Creator(s)

    Ludwig Angerer (1827-79) (photographer)

    General-Major Karl Urban (active 1850)
  • annotation: Baron Urban. [beneath work]
  • 8.8 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 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