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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Georg Emil Hansen (1833-91)

Prince Christian of Denmark with his children, Princess Dagmar, Prince William and Princess Alexandra of Denmark 1859-61

Albumen print | 8.6 x 6.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2907862

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Photograph of of Christian IX, King of Denmark (1818-1906), when Prince Christian of Denmark, seated with three of his children, Empress Maria Feodorovna (1847-1928), when Princess Dagmar of Denmark; George I, King of the Hellenes (1845-1913), when Prince William of Denmark; and Queen Alexandra, Consort of King Edward VII (1844-1925), when Princess Alexandra of Denmark. A dog lies asleep at Prince Christian's feet.
  • Creator(s)

    Georg Emil Hansen (1833-91) (photographer)

    Christian IX, King of Denmark (1818-1906)
    George I, King of the Hellenes (1845-1913)
    Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)
    Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia (1847-1928)
  • annotation: Pce Christian Alexandra [indecipherable]/ Dagmar. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 6.2 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.7 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Christian; Alexandra; Wilhelm; Dagmar, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs