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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Major Christopher Charles Teesdale (1833-93), Invercauld Sep 1857

Albumen print | 14.9 x 11.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906663

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Major Christopher Teesdale (1833-93) standing, facing towards the camera. He turns his head slightly to the left and gazes ahead, away from the camera. He holds a walking stick in his right hand and places his left hand on his hip. He wears Highland dress. He poses in a field with tents in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sir Christopher Charles Teesdale (1833-93)
  • 14.9 x 11.5 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Major Christopher Teesdale, Invercauld, 1857 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress