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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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King Carol I of Romania (1839-1914) when Prince Charles of Hohenzollern 1860

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2907601

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Charles, Prince of Hohenzollern, later King Carol I of Romania (1839-1914), standing, facing a quarter to the left. He turns his head to look towards the camera. He wears a military uniform and holds a helmet in his right hand and a sword in his left hand.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Carol I, King of Romania (1839-1914)
  • annotation: Prince Charles of Hohenzollern./ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.6 x 5.8 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Charles of Hohenzollern, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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