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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Prince Leopold, later Duke of Albany (1853-84), and Prince Arthur, later Duke of Connaught (1850-1942)

May 1860

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2900321

Photograph of a full length double portrait of Prince Leopold, later Duke of Albany (1853-84), and Prince Arthur, later Duke of Connaught (1850-1942), seated, facing towards the camera. They both look downwards, to the left and Prince Arthur appears to smile. Prince Arthur places his right arm around his younger brother. Both princes wear Highland dress.
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

  • Prince Leopold and Prince Arthur./ May 1860./ Mayall.

  • 8.4 x 5.9 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress