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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Prince Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-Dessau (1799-1864) 1862

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2908027

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-Dessau (1799-1864) standing in profile, facing left. He holds a  hat in his right hand. There is drapery to left.

In September 1832, Frederick Augustus married Landgravine Marie Louise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel (b.1814), who survived him by thirty years and died in July 1895.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Friedrich, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1799-1864)
  • 8.6 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • Prince Frederic of Dessau, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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