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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Mr Cooper (1793-1870) as York


Hand coloured photograph | 22.7 x 18.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2909977

Hand coloured photograph of actor John Cooper as Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, in 'King Richard II', Act II, Scene III. Cooper wears a black velvet mantle over a richly decorated coat and a red cap with feather. Two other male actors stand in the background, a man in armour with a double axe and a man with a crossbow. 
  • Creator(s)

    Martin Laroche (1814-86) (photographer)

    Martin Laroche (1814-86) (colourist)

  • 22.7 x 18.2 cm (image)

  • Given to Queen Victoria by Prince Albert as a Christmas gift

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Toys and Decorations
          • Theatrical costumes