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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Jabez Hughes (1819-84)

Professor Moritz von Schwind (1804-71) 1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2913517

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Professor Moritz von Schwind seated at his easel. He poses facing right and turns his head to look to front.

von Schwind was an Austrian painter, born in Vienna. His art was inspired by stories of chivalry, folklore and music. There are a number of watercolours in the Royal Collection by him, for instance, RCINs 912994-912996.
  • Creator(s)

    Jabez Hughes (1819-84) (photographer)

    Moritz von Schwind (1804-71)
  • annotation: 1860./ Professor Moritz von Schwind. [beneath work]
    annotation: Reproduced 1874. [on page; beneath work, It does not appear that this particular print is the work that was reproduced as it is not carbon. ]
  • 8.7 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    22.8 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

  • Professor Moritz von Schwind, 1860 [in Photographs. Artists' Portraits. Volume 79]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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          • cartes-de-visite
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