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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Maximilian II, King of Bavaria (1811-64) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2907797

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Photograph of Maximilian II, King of Bavaria, standing, facing towards the camera. He holds a top hat in his right hand.  There is a column and drapery on the left.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Maximilian II Joseph, King of Bavaria (1811-64)
  • annotation: Maximilian IId King of Bavaria. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Maximilian II, King of Bavaria. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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