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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900) c.1880 after an original of Apr 1860

Carbon print | 23.6 x 18.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2900279

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Photograph of a three-quarter length portrait of Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900), seated, facing slightly to the left. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He holds a cap in his right hand. He wears a naval uniform. 
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
  • annotation: Prince Alfred,/ April. 1860./ Mayall.  [beneath work]
  • 23.6 x 18.8 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs