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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Leopoldo, Count of Syracuse (1813-60) 1860

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2907845

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Photograph of Leopoldo, Count of Syracuse, standing and facing slightly towards the left. He looks towards the camera. He wears a brimmed hat and holds a cigar in his left hand and an umbrella in his right hand.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Leopoldo, Count of Syracuse, 4s.Francesco I K/2 Sicilies (1813-1860)
  • annotation: Count of Syracuse./ (Uncle to the King of Naples. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.2 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Count of Syracuse (uncle to the King of Naples), 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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