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William Henry Southwell (1823-70)

Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Keppel and Admiral Sir Henry Keppel 1860

Albumen print | 9.5 x 6.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906828

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Photograph of Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Keppel (1831-76) and Admiral Sir Henry Keppel (1809-1904). Colonel Keppel stands, facing the viewer and holding a cane in his right hand and a hat in his left. He poses with his feet crossed. On the right stands Admiral Keppel facing three-quarters to the left. His right arm rests on the end pillar of balustrade.
  • Creator(s)

    William Henry Southwell (1823-70) (photographer)

    Col. Frederick Charles Keppel (1831-76)
    Sir Henry Keppel (1809-1904)
  • 9.5 x 6.7 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Lt-Colonel Frederick Keppel and Admiral Sir Henry Keppel, 1860 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums