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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

After Edward Henry Corbould (1815-1905)

Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61) c. 1861

Albumen photographic print pasted onto card | 8.5 x 5 cm (sight) | RCIN 2914970

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Carte-de-visite photograph of a painting of Prince Albert at Balmoral, standing by a gate. There is a lush forest in the background. The painting, by Edward Henry Corbould, was based on a photograph by John Jabez Edwin Mayall taken in March 1861.
  • Creator(s)

    After Edward Henry Corbould (1815-1905) (artist)

    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