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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

L Haase (active c. 1860-90)

'Prince William of Prussia'; Prince Wilhelm, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941) Dec 1860Jan 1861

Albumen print hand-coloured in watercolour | 11.9 x 8.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2914298

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Hand-coloured photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Wilhelm, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941), sitting in a model ship with red flag or ensign. He wears a white dress and drawers with blue ribbons. The ship was a gift from his grandmother Queen Victoria at Christmas 1860.
  • Creator(s)

    L Haase (active c. 1860-90) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia (1859-1941)
  • 11.9 x 8.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Folklore
          • Popular beliefs and customs
            • Christmas
        • Social customs
          • Gifts (social customs)