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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Princess Luise of Hesse, Countess von der Decken (1794-1881) 1861

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2907896

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Photograph of Princess Luise of Hesse, standing, facing a quarter to the left. She turns her head and looks towards the camera. She rests her right hand on the back of a chair.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Luise of Hesse (1794-1881)
  • annotation: Princess Louise of Hesse./ (sister to ^the Landgrave William) 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.8 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)

  • Princess Louise of Hesse (sister to Landgrave William), 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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