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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Oscar II, King of Sweden (1829-1907), when Prince Oscar of Sweden 1862

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907982

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Oscar, later Oscar II, King of Sweden (1829-1907) standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He gazes ahead, away from the camera. He stands in front of a balustrade, on top of which is a plumed hat. He wears a military uniform.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Oscar II Frederik, King of Sweden & Norway (1829-1907)
  • 8.8 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 cm (album)

  • Prince Oscar of Sweden, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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