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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Prince Maurice of Saxe-Altenburg (1829-1907)


Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2908049

Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Maurice of Saxe-Altenburg (1829-1907), standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He places his right hand on the back of a chair. He wears the uniform of General of Cavalry in the Prussian army. A broadsword hangs by his left side.

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

    William Bambridge (1820-79) (photographer)

  • 8.8 x 5.3 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, 1863. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria