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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Lieutenant General Rios 1861

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2914241

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Lieutenant General Rios standing, facing towards the camera. He looks towards the right and leans his left arm on a plinth beside him. He holds a small object in his right hand and tucks his right hand into his coat. He wears a military uniform and his cap sits on top of the plinth. There is a sabre by his legs.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • annotation: Lieut. General Rios. 1861./
    [beneath work] Reproduced. 1874. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.1 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Sabres