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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

King Edward VII (1841-1910), when Albert Edward, Prince of Wales 1861

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2907933

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Photograph of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales standing against a plinth bearing the badge of the Prince of Wales's feathers. He holds his top hat in his left hand. 'C. Silvy' written on the base of the plinth.
  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
  • annotation: The Prince of Wales./ 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Prince of Wales, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Heraldry
        • Heraldic badges
          • Badges (heraldic)-Prince Of Wales feathers