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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Attributed to Henry Charles Heath (1829-98)

'Prince William of Prussia'; Prince Wilhelm, later Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany (1859-1941) 1859

Albumen print hand-coloured with watercolour | 1.8 cm (Height) (diameter) | RCIN 2914295

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Hand-coloured photograph of a half length portrait of an infant Prince Wilhelm, later Wilhelm II (1859-1941). The Prince is aged six months. He is seated, facing the camera front on. He wears a white coat and cap trimmed with pink ribbons. Photograph taken from a daguerreotype.
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Henry Charles Heath (1829-98) (photographer)

    Henry Charles Heath (1829-98) (colourist)

    Subject(s)
    Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia (1859-1941)
  • 1.8 cm (Height) (diameter)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs