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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Marie Henriette, Queen of the Belgians (1836-1902), when Duchess of Brabant 1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907777

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Photograph of Marie Henriette seated side-saddle on a horse. The Duchess turns to look towards the camera. She wears a long dress and a hat. There is a building in the background, with a large set of stairs in front of it. 
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Marie Henriette, Queen of the Belgians (1836-1902)
  • annotation: The Duchess of Brabant. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Duchess of Brabant, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Sports
        • Riding and driving (horse and animal sports)
          • Horse riding
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses