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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Prince Charles of Hesse and by Rhine (1809-77) 1860

Albumen print | 8.9 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907857

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Photograph of Prince Charles of Hesse, standing and facing towards the camera. He turns his head to the left and gazes ahead, away from the camera. He wears civilian dress and holds a hat and gloves in his right hand.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince Charles of Hesse (1809-77)
  • annotation: Prince Charles of Hesse./ (brother of the Grand-duke. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.9 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Charles of Hesse (brother to the Grand Duke), 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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