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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

L Haase & Co (active c. 1860-1890s)

Prince Henry of Hesse (1838-1900) 1860

Salted paper print | 17.7 x 13.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906860

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Photograph of a half length portrait of Prince Henry of Hesse facing very slightly towards the right. He looks towards the camera. The Prince wears a military uniform with an order insignia on his left breast.
  • Creator(s)

    L Haase & Co (active c. 1860-1890s) (photographer)

    Heinrich, Prince of Hesse (1838-1900)
  • annotation: L. Hasse & Co. Konigl, Hofphotographen. Berlin. 178. Friedrichetr. [beneath photograph, on second mount]
  • 17.7 x 13.5 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Prince Henry of Hesse, 1860 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums