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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Pierre-Chéri Lafont (1797-1873) c.1880 copy of an original of 1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913613

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the French actor Pierre-Chéri Lafont (1797-1873) standing, facing three-quarters to the right. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He holds a cane in his right hand and tucks his left hand into his waistcoat pocket. A piece of clothing hands over his left arm.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Pierre-Chéri Lafont (1797-1873)
  • annotation: Reproduced. [above work]
    annotation: M. Lafont/ Bonjour Char Milchell! [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.9 x 5.7 cm (mount)

    8.9 x 5.3 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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