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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Prince Leopold, later Duke of Albany (1853-84) Oct 1859

Albumen print | 10.3 x 8.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2900232

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Photograph of a head and shoulder length portrait of Prince Leopold, later Duke of Albany (1853-84), facing right, his face captured in profile. He appears to be looking down. The prince wears a light coloured shirt and jacket. Photograph is a vignette and is cropped into an oval.

  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853-84)
  • annotation: Prince Leopold./ Oct. 1859./ Bambridge. [beneath work]
  • 10.3 x 8.0 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs