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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Pierre d'Orléans, Duc de Penthièvre (1845-1919) 1860

Albumen print | 9.0 x 5.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2907637

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Pierre d'Orléans, Duc de Penthièvre (1845-1919) standing, and facing towards the camera. He turns his head a quarter to the right and gazes upwards, away from the camera. He poses in front of painted backdrop.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Pierre, Duke of Penthièvre (1845-1919)
  • annotation: The Duc de Penthievre/ (Son of the P. de Joinville. 1860 [beneath work]
  • 9.0 x 5.9 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Duc de Penthievre (son of the Prince de Joinville), 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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