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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Leonora Wigan (1805-84), known as Mrs Alfred Wigan c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913603

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Leonora Wigan (1805-84), better known by her stage name Mrs Alfred Wigan. She stands facing three-quarters to the left and turns her head to look towards the camera. She places her right hand on a balustrade beside her. She poses in front of a painted backdrop.  
  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Leonora Wigan (1805-84)
  • annotation: Mrs Alfred Wigan [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.4 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    8.8 x 5.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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