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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1845-1907) 1861

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907951

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Photograph of Prince August, standing, leaning on the back of a chair. He faces halfway to the left and turns his head towards the right. He gazes ahead, away from the camera. He is dressed in civilian clothes. An open book lies on a table to his right.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince August of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1845-1907)
  • annotation: Prince Augustus of Saxe-Coburg./ 2nd Son of Prince Augustus. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Augustus of Saxe Coburg, 2nd son of Prince Augustus. 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite