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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Officers of the Royal Yacht 'Victoria & Albert' c.1859-60

Albumen print | 14.4 x 12.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2906829

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Photograph of a group taken on the deck of the Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert. From left to right: Mr Thurston, Dr Minter (Surgeon), Ernest, Prince Leiningen (1830-1904) (Commander), Mr Ailen (Master) and Mr Price (Engineer). The Union flag hangs in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Thurston, Mr, Officer of the Royal Yacht 'Victoria & Albert' (fl.1859)
    Dr John M. Minter (1815-91)
    Ernst, Prince of Leiningen (1830-1904)
    Mr Ailen
    Price, Mr, Engineer on board the Royal Yacht 'Victoria & Albert' (fl.1859)
    HMY Victoria and Albert II (royal yacht, launched 1855; scrapped c. 1904)
  • 14.4 x 12.9 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Officers of the Royal Yacht 'Victoria & Albert', 1859-60 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums