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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Steinberger & Bauer : Frankfurt

Prince Clemens Wenzel Lothar Metternich-Winneburg (1773-1859) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2913707

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Photograph of a three-quarter length portrait of Prince Clemens Wenzel Lothar Metternich-Winneburg (1773-1859) seated, facing three-quarters to the right. He poses with his legs crossed and holds a book or journal with both hands on his lap. Photograph is a vignette. The photograph appears to be slightly coloured, noting the pink colour on the cheeks.
  • Creator(s)

    Steinberger & Bauer : Frankfurt (photographer)

    Prince Clemens Wenzel Lothar Metternich-Winneburg (1773-1859)
  • annotation: Fürst Metternich. [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 17.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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