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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61) Mar 1861

Albumen photographic print pasted onto card | 8.5 x 5 cm (sight) | RCIN 2914952

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Carte-de-visite photograph of Prince Albert, standing, facing towards the camera. He turns his head slightly to the left and gazes ahead, away from the camera. He leans on a plinth, located on the right side of the photograph, and poses with his hands held together in front of his waist. He wears a morning suit and striped waistcoat.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
  • 8.5 x 5 cm (sight)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs