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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Prince Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-61)

Photographic Portraits Volume 1 1853-57

Leather and cloth bound album | 29.5 x 24.5 x 6.2 cm (album) | RCIN 2906500

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Album bound in half black morocco leather featuring photographic portraits (RCINs 2906501-2906640). The title is impressed in gilt on the spine and front cover. Many of the photographs are captioned by Queen Victoria (1819-1901). 

The album includes photographs that were re-printed in carbon by Hughes and Mullins in the 1880s.
  • Creator(s)

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    Prince Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-61) (compiler)

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    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901) (compiler)

    Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55) (photographer)

    Lady Catherine Julia Vernon-Harcourt (1811-77) (photographer)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    William Bambridge (1820-79) (photographer)

    Antoine François Jean Claudet (1797-1867) (photographer)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Leonida Caldesi (1823-91) (photographer)

    Thomas Richard Williams (1825-71) (photographer)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (photographer)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 29.5 x 24.5 x 6.2 cm (album)

  • Photographic Portraits. Vol 1/59 (1853-1857): album binding

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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

After Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

'The Prince's Pony and Charles Campbell'

After Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Group of Jagers at Balmoral

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

'Mr Carl Haag'

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

'Count Alexander Mensdorff'

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'The Queen'; Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'The Prince'; Prince Albert (1819-61)

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'J. Macdonald'

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'Princess Mary of Cambridge'

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'The Prince'; Prince Albert (1819-61)

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'The Prince'; Prince Albert (1819-61)

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'The Queen'; Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Prince Albert (1819-61)

After Bryan Edward Duppa (1804-66)

'The Prince'; Prince Albert (1819-1861)

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Group portrait at Osborne House

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Group portrait at Osborne House

After Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

'Lord Arthur Clinton'

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'The Queen'; Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'Mr Becker'; Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'Mr Becker'; Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

After Bryan Edward Duppa (1804-66)

Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

After Bryan Edward Duppa (1804-66)

'The Queen'; Queen Victoria (1819-1901)

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

'Lord Alfred Paget' (1816-88)

After Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

'The Honourable Mary Bulteel' (1832-1916)

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

'Miss Helen & Miss Graham'

After Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Maharaja Duleep Singh (1838-93)

After Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

'The Maharajah Duleep Singh' (1838-93)

After Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55)

'Stag shot by the Prince'

Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921)

'Prince Ernest of Leiningen' (1830-1904)

Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921)

'Prince Victor of Hohenlohe-Langenburg' (1833-91)

After Lady Catherine Vernon-Harcourt (d. 1880)

'Mr & The Honourable Mrs Charles Bruce'

Lady Mary Charlotte Foley (1822-69)

Group portrait

Lady Mary Charlotte Foley (1822-69)

George Child Villiers, Earl of Jersey (1773-1859)

After Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

'Lord Alfred Paget' (1816-88)

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Group portrait, Balmoral

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Group portrait, Balmoral

Antoine François Jean Claudet (1797-1867)

'The Duc d'Aumale'; Prince Henri, Duke of Aumale (1822-97)

Antoine François Jean Claudet (1797-1867)

'Princess Françoise d'Orleans' (1844-1925)

Antoine François Jean Claudet (1797-1867)

'Duc de Penthievre'; Pierre, Duc de Penthievre (1845-1919)

Dr Hugh Welch Diamond (1809-86)

'Sir George Cowper ' (1806-56)

King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)

'The Maharajah Duleep Singh' (1838-93)

Thomas Richard Williams (1825-71)

'Prince Edward of Leiningen' (1833-1914)

After Graham Vivian (1827-1912)

'Princess Mary of Cambridge' (1833-97)

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

Benjamin Hall (1802-67)

After Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

Benjamin Hall (1802-67)