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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Prince Albrecht of Prussia (1809–72) 1862

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2908019

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Albrecht of Prussia (1809–1872), standing. He wears a military uniform, including a cap. He holds his sword that hangs from his left side.

Prince Albrecht married Princess Marianne, daughter of King William I of the Netherlands, in 1830. The marriage was dissolved in 1849. In 1853 he married Rosalie Wilhelmine Johanna von Rauch.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince Albert of Prussia (1809-72)
  • 8.8 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • Prince Albrecht of Prussia (brother to the King), 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite