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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Duleep Singh (1838-93)

Prince Alfred Jun 1855

Carbon print | 15.1 x 10.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2900050

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900), seated on a wooden chair, facing towards the camera. He turns his head three-quarters to the right. He holds a shotgun between his legs. He wears trousers, a waistcoat, a light coloured shirt, a jacket and cap.

The caption states the photograph is 'By The Maharajah'.
  • Creator(s)

    Duleep Singh (1838-93) (photographer)

    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
  • annotation: Prince Alfred./ June. 1855./ By The Maharajah. [beneath work]
  • 15.1 x 10.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs