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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Grey (active 1856)

'Prince Alfred'; Prince Alfred, later Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1844-1900) c.1858

Albumen print hand-coloured with watercolour | 8.2 x 6.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2914281

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Hand-coloured photograph of a half length portrait of Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900) facing a quarter to the left. He wears a black jacket, waistcoat and tie and a white shirt. Photograph cropped into an oval.
  • Creator(s)

    Grey (active 1856) (colourist)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
  • 8.2 x 6.2 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs