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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Lady Caroline Emilia Mary Gordon (1830-1909) c.1859

Albumen print | 8.7 x 6.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2910642

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Lady Caroline Emilia Mary Gordon (1830-1909) standing, facing slightly towards the right. She turns her head and looks towards the left. She rests her left hand on the back of a chair positioned beside her.

Gordon was Woman of the Bedchamber from 1855.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Lady Caroline Emilia Mary Gordon (1830-1909)
  • annotation: Hon: Mrs Aley [? Mary?] Gordon. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 6.0 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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        • photographs