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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Prince Henry of Hesse (1838-1900) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2907700

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Heinrich, Prince of Hesse (1838-1900), standing facing towards the camera. He poses with his left hand behind his back. He wears a military uniform and Order Star on his left breast. There is a Prussian helmet on the chair to his right.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Heinrich, Prince of Hesse (1838-1900)
  • annotation: Prince Henry of Hesse/ 2nd son of Prince Charles.- [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 5.2 cm (image)

    10.1 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Henry of Hesse, 2nd son of Prince Charles. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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