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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Major-General Sir Henry Bentinck (1796-1878) 1860

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2910665

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Major-General Sir Henry Bentinck (1796-1878) seated in a chair, facing three-quarters to the right. He looks ahead, away from the camera. He holds a newspaper with both hands on his lap. There is a table, on which sits a top hat, behind him.

Bentinck was Groom-in-Waiting from 1859 to 1867.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Major-General Sir Henry Bentinck (1796-1878)
  • annotation: General Sir H. Bentinck/ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.3 x 5.6 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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