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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico (1832-67), when Archduke of Austria, and Charlotte, Empress of Mexico (1840-1927), when Archduchess of Austria c.1860

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907779

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of Archduchess Carlota and Archduke Maximilian. The Archduchess is seated facing three-quarters to the left. She turns her head towards the camerea. Behind her, Archduke Maximilian stands with his left hand on his hip and his right hand of the back of his wife's chair.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico (1832-67)
    Empress Carlota of Mexico (1840-1927)
  • annotation: The Archduchess Charlotte and the Archduke/ Maximilian. (brother of the Emperor). [beneath work]
  • 8.8 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Archduchess Charlotte and the Archduke Maximilian (brother of the Emperor). [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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