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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Joseph Cundall (1819-95)

'Prince Alfred'; Prince Alfred, later Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1844-1900) Oct 1856

Albumen print hand-coloured with watercolour | 10 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2914273

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Hand-coloured photograph of a head and shoulder length portrait of Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900). Prince Alfred faces a quarter to the left, and gazes towards the camera. He wears a tartan waistcoat, blue tie, white shirt and blue jacket. Photograph cropped into an oval.
  • Creator(s)

    Joseph Cundall (1819-95) (photographer)

    Locke (active 19th century) (colourist)

    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
  • 10 x 5.4 cm (image)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs