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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Princess Amalia of Saxony (1794-1870) 1862

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2908036

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Amalia of Saxony (1794-1870), standing, facing three-quarters to the left. She wears a shawl and bonnet. There is a mantelpiece and a clock in the background, on the right.

Princess Amalia was a composer and writer; she never married.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Amalie of Saxony (1794-1870)
  • 8.6 x 5.2 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • Princess Amélie of Saxony, sister of King John, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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