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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Louisa, Duchess of Manchester with two of her children 1859

Albumen print | 7.7 x 6.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2910697

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of Louisa Fredeica, Duchess of Manchester seated with her son George and daughter Lady Mary. 

The Duchess of Manchester was Mistress of the Robes from 1858 to 1859.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Louisa Cavendish, firstly Duchess of Manchester, secondly Duchess of Devonshire (1832-1911)
    Manchester, George Victor, 8th Duke (1853-1909)
  • annotation: The Duchess of Manchester [beneath work]
  • 7.7 x 6.2 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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