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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Maria Anna, Princess George of Saxony (1843-84) with her infant daughter Marie, Princess of Saxony (1860-61) 1860

Albumen print | 7.9 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907852

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Photograph of Maria Anna, Princess of Saxony, seated facing halfway to the right. Princess Maria Anna holds her infant daughter Marie on her lap and looks towards the camera. She is posed in front of a painted rural landscape backdrop.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Marie, Princess of Saxony (1860-61)
    Queen Maria Anna (1843-84)
  • annotation: Princess George of Saxony./ (Infanta of Portugal)/ and her infant daughter. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 7.9 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Princess George of Saxony (Infanta of Portugal) and her infant daughter, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Humans
              • Babies (human)