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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Miss Button, as Esmeralda c.1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913539

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the actress Miss Button in costume as Esmerelda from 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'. Button holds her skirt with both hands and points her right foot, as if dancing.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Miss Button
  • annotation: Miss Button, as Esmeralda, in/ "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.5 x 6.0 cm (mount)

    8.8 x 5.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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