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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Princess Adelheid, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1833-1916), when Duchess of Nassau 1861

Albumen print | 9.0 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907887

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Photograph of Adelheid, Duchess of Nassau, standing, facing a quarter to the left. She turns her head towards the camera and gazes to the right. She poses beside a plinth on which stands an ornamental urn.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Adelheid-Marie, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg and Princess of Anhalt-Dessau (1833-1916)
  • annotation: The Duchess of Nassau. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 9.0 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Duchess of Nassau, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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