Mobile menu

Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Prince Maurice of Saxe-Altenburg (1829-1907) 1863

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2908053

Your share link is...


Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Maurice of Saxe-Altenburg (1829-1907) standing beside a chair, facing the viewer and wearing the uniform of General of Cavalry in the Prussian Army. He holds a cap in his right hand and his sword in his left.

In 1862 Prince Moritz married Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen, daughter of Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen. They had five children.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg (1829-1907)
  • 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.8 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • Prince Maurice of Saxe-Altenburg, brother of the Duke, 1863. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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