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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Prince Gustav of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1827-92) 1861

Albumen print | 8.9 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907893

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Photograph of Prince Gustav, standing, facing halfway to the left. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He wears civilian dress and holds a top hat in his left hand and a cane in his right.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince Gustav of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1827-92)
  • annotation: Prince Gustaf if Saxe Weimar./ 3rd Son of Duke Bernard. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.9 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Gustaf of Saxe Weimar, 3rd son of Duke Bernhard, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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