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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Princess Sophie, Archduchess of Austria (1805-72) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907704

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Sophie, Archduchess of Austria (1805-72), standing, facing three-quarters to the left. She looks towards the front. She rests he right hand on the back of a tall-backed chair. She wears a headdress trimmed with lace.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Princess Sophie of Bavaria, Archduchess of Austria (1805-72)
  • annotation: Archduchess Sophie [beneath work]
  • 8.8 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.9 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Erzherzogin Sophie. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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