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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Lady Augusta Bruce, later Stanley (1822-76) 1860

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2910658

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Lady Augusta Bruce, later Lady Augusta Stanley (1822-76), seated at a table, facing three-quarters to the right, her face captured in profile. She rests her left hand on the table and rests her head on her left hand. She looks down at a book laid open on the table She poses in front of a painted backdrop.

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

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Lady Augusta Stanley (1822-76)
  • annotation: Lady Augusta Bruce./ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite