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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Prince Alexander of Prussia (1820-1896) 1862

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2908021

Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Alexander of Prussia (1820-1896), seated and wearing a military uniform. His right hand rests on his lap. He holds a piece of paper in his left hand. His head is turned to his right. 

Prince Alexander was the eldest child of Prince Frederick of Prussia and his wife, Princess Luise of Anhalt-Bernburg.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince Alexander of Prussia (1820-96)
  • 8.6 x 5.1 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 Alexander, son of Prince Frederic of Prussia, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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