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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Nicholas, 4th Duke of Leuchtenberg (1843-91) c.1859

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2907694

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Nikolai, Prince Romanowsky, 4th Duke of Leuchtenberg (1843-91), seated astride a chair and wearing a top hat. He rests both arms on the back of the chair and holds a cane in his right hand. Large table to the left of the photograph.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince Nicholas Romanowsky, 4th Duke of Leuchtenberg (1843-91)
  • annotation: Nicholas, Duke of/ Leuchtenberg, son of the/ Grand dss Marie [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.8 x 6.0 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Nicholas, Duke of Leuchtenberg, son of the Grand Duchess Marie. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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