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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Leopold, Duke of Brabant, later Leopold II (1835-1909) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.9 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907580

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Leopold, Duke of Brabant, later Leopold II (1835-1909) standing and facing the camera. He stands next to a chair on which he rests his right hand. He holds a pair of gloves in his left hand and his pince-nez hangs from his waistcoat.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Léopold II, King of the Belgians (1835-1909)
  • 8.9 x 5.5 cm (image)

    10.0 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Duke of Brabant. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Photography
        • Photographs
          • Photograph albums
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume-Evening Dress(male)
            • Top hats
          • Formal dress