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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Louis Gallait (1810-87)


Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2913526

Photograph of a full length portrait of Louis Gallait, standing, facing three-quarters to the left, his face captured in profile. He holds a top hat in his left hand.

Gallait was a Belgain artist of historical and romantic paintings, originally from Tournai, Belgium. He made his reputation with the painting The Abdication of Charles V.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • Louise Gallait. 1860.

  • 8.6 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    22.8 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

  • Louis Gallait, 1860 [in Photographs. Artists' Portraits. Volume 79]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Artists