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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Mathilde, Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine (1813-62) 1861

Albumen print | 8.2 x 4.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2907873

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Photograph of Mathilde, Grand Duchess of Hesse, standing and facing towards the camera. She holds a closed fan in her left hand and rests her right hand on a draped plinth.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Mathilde Caroline of Bavaria, Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine (1813-1862)
  • annotation: The Grand duchess of Hesse. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.2 x 4.9 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Grand Duchess of Hesse, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite