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Prince Louis of Hesse (1837-92) 1860

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2907699

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Louis of Hesse (1837-92), standing facing front and wearing a military uniform. He poses with his left hand on his hip and his right hand resting on the back of a chair. There is a Prussian helmet positioned on the chair seat. 
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837-92)
  • annotation: Prince Louis of Hesse/ eldest son of Prince Charles. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.3 cm (image)

    10.0 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Louis of Hesse, eldest son of Prince Charles 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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