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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Lieutenant John Clayton Cowell (1832-1894), R.E. 1857

Salted paper print | 9.7 x 7.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2906718

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Lieutenant John Clayton Cowell (1832-1894), R.E. standing, facing towards the camera. He poses with his arms by his side and a hat in his right hand. Flowers stand on a table to the right.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sir John Clayton Cowell (1832-1894)
  • 9.7 x 7.1 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Lt John Cowell, R.E., 1857 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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