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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Prince Wilhelm, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941) c.1880 after an original of Jul 1861

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2900517

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince William, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941), standing facing three-quarters to the right. He looks ahead, away from the camera. He leans on a balustrade beside him, and places his hands on top of it. There is a floral arrangement in front of him.

  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia (1859-1941)
  • annotation: Prince William,/ Son of Prince & Princefs Frederic William of Prussia./ July 1861./ [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.7 cm (image)

    31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs