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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1921) 1861

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2907950

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Photograph of Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, standing, facing three-quarters to the right and leaning against a plinth.  He turns his head to look towards the camera. He wears civilian dress and holds a top hat in his left hand and gloves in his right hand.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1844-1921)
  • annotation: Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg./ Eldest Son of Prince Augustus. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince Philipp of Saxe Coburg, eldest son of Prince Augustus. 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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