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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (1831-1917) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.5 x 4.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2907826

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Photograph of Christian, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein, standing and facing towards the camera. He wears the Major General's uniform of the British Army and rests both hands on his broad sword.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1831-1917)
  • annotation: Prince Christian of Holstein Augustenburg./ (2d Son of the Duke.) [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 4.8 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 Christian of Holstein-Augustenburg (2nd son of the Duke) [sic]. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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