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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Prince Maurice of Saxe-Altenburg (1829-1907)


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

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)

  • 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