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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Madame Céline Céleste-Elliott (c.1815-82) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913683

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the French actor and dancer Madame Céline Céleste-Elliott (c.1815-82) standing, facing slightly to the right. She turns her head and looks towards the left. She holds her hands together in front of her waist. She poses in front of a painted backdrop.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Madame Céline Céleste-Elliott (c.1815-82)
  • annotation: Mme Celeste./ Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    9.2 x 5.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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