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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), when Princess Alexandra of Denmark 1862

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2907992

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Alexandra, later Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), seated, facing three-quarters to the left. She gazes ahead, away from the camera, and poses with her hands on her lap. She wears a checked dress.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)
  • 8.6 x 5.8 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

    23.9 x 19.4 x 5.9 cm (album)

  • Alexandra, daughter of Prince Christian of Denmark, 1862. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.49]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

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