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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Prince Arthur and Prince Leopold 10 - 10 Mar 1863

Albumen print | 10.2 x 6.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2905624

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Photograph showing Full length, formal portrait of Prince Leopold (1853-84) (left) and Prince Arthur (1850-1942), standing facing three-quarters right. They both wear Highland dress and stand in front of a painted backdrop. Vase on plinth on left. Queen Victoria pasted into this album wedding photographs of her eldest son, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales and his bride, Princess Alexandra of Denmark, together with snapshots of the groom’s younger brothers and sisters in their wedding outfits.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-84)
  • 10.2 x 6.6 cm (image)

    25.7 x 33.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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