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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

After William Edward Kilburn (1818-91)

Prince Alfred c. 1850

Salted paper print | 9.2 x 6.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2506514

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Photograph of a daguerreotype of a full length portrait of Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900), standing, facing towards the camera. He looks to the right. He wears full Highland dress including a traditional badger sporran. He places his right hand on a stool positioned beside him.

  • Creator(s)

    After William Edward Kilburn (1818-91) (photographer)

    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
  • annotation: Tablotypes of Prince Alfred/ after a Daguerreotype by Kilburn/ done in 1848. - [beneath work]
  • 9.2 x 6.5 cm (image)

  • From an album compiled by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Carnivorous mammals
              • Badgers