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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Mary Anne (Fanny) Stirling (1813-95) and Fanny Stirling (1842-1929) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913670

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of the actors Mary Anne (Fanny) Stirling (1815-95) and her daughter Fanny Stirling (1842-1929). Fanny Stirling is seated on the ground beside her mother. Mary Stirling is seated on a chair, facing three-quarters to the left. She looks towards the camera. She holds up a frame with both hands. The frame frames the face of her daughter.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Mary Ann (Fanny) Stirling (1815-95)
    Fanny Stirling (1842-1929)
  • annotation: Mrs Stirling & daughter./ Reproduced [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 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