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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1811-73)


Overpainted salted paper print | 23.5 x 20.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2906759

Photograph of a three-quarter length portrait of Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1811-73) seated, facing three-quarters to the left. He looks ahead, his face captured in profile. He wears a Prussian naval uniform with the Order of the Black Eagle insigina star. His right hand rests on his lap and he holds a sword in his left hand.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • 23.5 x 20.0 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Prince Adalbert of Prussia, 1858 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Orders (honour)
        • Order of the Black Eagle (Prussia)