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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Prince Friedrich of Hesse (1790-1876) 1861

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907897

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Photograph of Friedrich, Prince of Hesse, standing and facing towards the camera. He holds a top hat in his left hand and a cane in his right. He rests his right hand on a plinth. 
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Friedrich, Prince of Hesse-Kassel (1790-1876)
  • annotation: Prince Frederic of Hesse./ (brother to the Landgrave William. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.5 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 Frederic of Hesse (brother to the Landgrave William), 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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