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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Magdalen Wellesley (1831-1919), 1861

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2910789

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the Honourable Magdalen Wellesley (1831-1919) standing, facing three-quarters to the right. She turns her head towards the camera and looks to the left. She holds a fan with both hands in front of her body. She poses beside a large mirror that captures a profile view of her.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Magdalen Wellesley (1831-1919)
  • annotation: ditto. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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