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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900) Oct 1858

Salted paper print | 8.2 x 6.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2900148

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Photograph of a half length portrait of Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900) facing slightly to the left. He gazes ahead, away from the camera. He wears a shirt, tie, waistcoat and jacket. Photograph cropped into an oval.
  • Creator(s)

    Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s) (photographer)

    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
  • annotation: Prince Alfred./ Oct. 1858./ Pearce. [beneath work]
  • 8.2 x 6.3 cm (image)

    30.8 x 24.4 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs