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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Ghémar Frères (active 1859-94)

Prince Philippe of Belgium, Count of Flanders (1837-1905) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.9 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907582

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders (1837-1905) standing, facing towards the camera. He turns his head halfway to the left and gazes ahead, away from the camera. He wears a top hat and holds a cane with both hands. There is an ornamental column with drapes in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    Ghémar Frères (active 1859-94) (photographer)

    Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders (1837-1905)
  • annotation: The Count of Flanders. [beneath work]
  • 8.9 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.8 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Count of Flanders. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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