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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Mrs Emden in 'Alfred the Great' c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913656

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Photograph of a full length portrait of a Mrs Emden standing, facing towards the camera. She turns her head slightly and looks to the left. She is in costume as a character from 'Alfred the Great' and wears a plumed helmet, a chainmail tunic and a fur covering. She holds a pike in front of her with both hands.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Mrs Emden
  • annotation: Mrs Emden, in "Alfred the Great" [beneath work]
    annotation: Reproduced [above work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.7 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.7 x 5.0 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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