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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Prince Alfred c.1880 after an original of8 Feb 1854

Carbon print | 20.0 x 12.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2900021

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900) standing, facing slightly towards the right. He turns his head towards the camera. He is depicted playing a violin. He wears checked trousers, a light coloured shirt, a waistcoat and jacket.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
  • annotation: Prince Alfred/ 8th Feb. 1854./ By Mr Fenton [beneath work]
  • 20.0 x 12.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musicians
          • Violinists
        • Musical instruments
          • Violins
        • Amateur musicians