Mobile menu

Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha with his sons, Prince Philipp and Prince August c.1860

Albumen print | 9.0 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907761

Your share link is...


Photograph of Prince August (1818-81) standing on the left of the photograph wearing a General's uniform of the Austrian Army. In the middle stands Prince Philipp (1844-1921) wearing a Field Marshal's uniform and facing towards the camera. Prince August (1845-1907) wears a Naval uniform and faces three-quarters to the right.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince August of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1818-81)
    Prince August of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1845-1907)
    Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1844-1921)
  • annotation: Prince Augustus of Saxe Coburg/ & Gotha & his Sons, Pce Philip & Augustus. [beneath work]
  • 9.0 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.8 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Augustus of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and his sons, Princes Philip and Augustus. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Naval Uniforms