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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Lieutenant Colonel William Henry Frederick Cavendish (1817-81) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2910627

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Lieutenant Colonel William Henry Frederick Cavendish (1817-81) standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He looks downwards. He poses with his left hand on his hip and he holds a cane and top hat in his right hand.  

Cavendish was Groom-in-Waiting between 1854 and 1877, thereafter Extra Groom-in-Waiting.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Lieutenant Colonel William Henry Frederick Cavendish (1817-1881)
  • annotation: [?] Frederic Cavendish [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.8 x 6.5 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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