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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Mr Manning (fl. 1860), a sailor on board the Royal Yacht 'Victoria & Albert'

1889 copy after an original of 1860

Carbon print | 16.0 x 13.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2906853

Photograph of the sailor Mr Manning standing, facing a quarter to the left. He gazes ahead, away from the camera. He leans his right arms on a balustrade and holds a fishing line in his left hand. He wears a sailor's uniform, including a hat and scarf. Photograph taken on board Victoria and Albert. A ladder and masts can be seen in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    After Sir George Tryon (1832-93) (photographer)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

  • 16.0 x 13.2 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Manning, a sailor on board the Royal Yacht 'Victoria & Albert', 1860 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert