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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 pasted onto card | 8.5 x 5 cm (sight) | RCIN 2914962

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Carte-de-visite photograph of Prince Albert, standing, facing towards the camera. He gazes towards the left and leans himself against a plinth, located on the left side of the photograph. He poses with his right hand tucked into his waistcoat and his left hand on his hip. On the left side of the photograph is a covered table with a small bronze figurine. There is a globe on the floor on the right side of the photograph.