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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Attributed to? Frances Sally Day (1815-92)

Lady Augusta Bruce, later Lady Augusta Stanley (1822-76)   1859

Albumen print | 8.1 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2910643

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Lady Augusta Frederica Elizabeth Bruce, later Stanley (1822-76), seated beside a table, facing a quarter to the left. She looks down at her hands and appears to be doing some sort of needlework. Photograph likely to have been taken at Osborne.

Bruce was Resident Woman of the Bedchamber from 1861, Extra Woman of the Bedchamber between 1863 and 1876, and previously Lady-in-Waiting to the Duchess of Kent.
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to? Frances Sally Day (1815-92) (photographer)

    Lady Augusta Stanley (1822-76)
  • annotation: Lady Augusta Bruce./ 1859. [beneath work]
  • 8.1 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.8 x 6.5 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Lady Augusta Bruce, 1859. [Royal Household Portraits. Volume 57.]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs