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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Lord Wriothesley Russell (1804-86) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2910775

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Lord Wriothesley Russell (1804-86) standing, facing three-quarters to the right. He looks to the right, his face captured in profile. He leans his left arm against a pedestal and holds his hands together in front of his chest.

Russell was Canon of Windsor and Deputy Clerk of the Closet to Queen Victoria and Chaplain to the Prince Consort.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Lord Wriothesley Russell (1804-86)
    Royal Household
  • annotation: The Rev. Lord Wriothesley Russell. [beneath work]
  • 8.8 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Christian church in general
            • Church government. Ecclesiastical organization
              • Clergy
                • Priests and clergy in general. Secular clergy
                  • Chaplains