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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Mademoiselle Montalan c.1880 copy of an original of 1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913570

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the performer Mademoiselle Montalan standing, facing right. She turns her head towards the camera and gazes to the right. He places her right hand on a plinth. She poses in front of a painted backdrop.  

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Montalan, Mlle (fl.c.1860)
  • annotation: Mlle Montalan./ Reproduced [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    9.0 x 5.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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