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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Prince Gaston, Comte d'Eu (1842-1922) c.1860

Albumen print | 7.8 x 5.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2907630

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Gaston, Comte d'Eu (1842-1922) standing, facing towards the camera. He is dressed in military uniform and holds a sword by his side.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Gaston d'Orleans, Count of Eu (1842-1922)
  • annotation: The Comte d'Eu,/ eldest son of D.' de/ Nemours [beneath work]
  • 7.8 x 5.0 cm (image)

    9.4 x 5.9 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Comte d'Eu (eldest son of the Duc de Nemours). [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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