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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Marietta Alboni (1823-94) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913678

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the Italian opera singer Marietta Alboni (1823-94) seated, facing towards the camera. She turns her head slightly and looks towards the left. She leans her right arm on a nearby table and places her left hand on her chin. She holds a fan in her left hand. She poses in front of a painted backdrop.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Marietta Alboni (1823-94)
  • annotation: Mme Alboni./ Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.5 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.9 x 5.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musicians