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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Princess Augusta, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1822-1916) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2907736

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Photograph of Princess Augusta, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, standing and facing towards the camera. She turns her head three-quarters to the left and gazes down. She poses with her left hand placed on her chest. She wears a hat trimmed with feathers and a dress decorated with tassels.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Princess Augusta, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1822-1916)
  • annotation: The Grand duchess of/ Mecklenburg Strelitz.- [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.9 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg Strelitz. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Headgear
            • Hats
              • Feathered hats