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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61) 1861

Albumen photographic print based onto card | 8.5 x 5 cm (sight) | RCIN 2914958

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Carte-de-visite photograph of Prince Albert, seated, facing towards the camera. He gazes to the left. He holds a book open with both hands, positioning the book in front of his chest. On the left side of the photograph is a covered table with a small bronze figurine, and fluted column behind.