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John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Prince Arthur, later Duke of Connaught (1850-1942) May 1860

Albumen print | 9.0 x 6.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2900296

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Arthur, later Duke of Connaught (1850-1942), standing, facing towards the camera, and posing beside a chair. He gazes to the left, away from the camera. He poses with his right leg crossed over his left and his left hand resting on the chair. He holds a cap in his right hand. He wears Highland dress. 
  • Creator(s)

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

    Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)
  • annotation: Prince Arthur,/ May. 1860./ Mayall.  [beneath work]
  • 9.0 x 6.5 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress