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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Maria Brudenell-Bruce, 2nd Marchioness of Ailesbury (1813-1892) 1860

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2910758

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Maria Brudenell-Bruce, 2nd Marchioness of Ailesbury (1813-92) seated at a table, facing slightly towards the right. She turns her head and looks towards the camera. She places her left arm on the table and left hand against her chin. She holds a letter on the table in her right hand.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Maria Brudenell-Bruce, Marchioness of Ailesbury (1813-92)
  • annotation: The Marchioness of Ailesbury/ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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