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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Mr Walter Lacy (1809-98) as Gaunt


Hand coloured photograph | 22.5 x 18.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2909975

Hand coloured photograph of actor Walter Lacy as John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, in 'King Richard II', Act II, Scene I. Lacy is seated on a bed with his right arm to his head. Another male actor, dressed as a clergyman, stands in the background on the left hand side.
  • Creator(s)

    Martin Laroche (1814-86) (photographer)

    Martin Laroche (1814-86) (colourist)

  • 22.5 x 18.3 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