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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837-92), when Prince Louis of Hesse 1861

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907935

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Photograph of Prince Ludwig of Hesse standing, facing towards the camera. He holds a cane in his left hand and places his right hand on his hip. There is a top hat on a chair to his left.
  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837-92)
  • annotation: Prince Louis of Hesse./ (1861) [beneath work]
  • 8.8 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Ludwig of Hesse. 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite