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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Antoine François Jean Claudet (1797-1867)

Queen Marie Amélie, Dowager Queen of the French (1782-1866) 1860

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2907785

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Photograph of Queen Marie Amélie seated facing towards the camera. She wears a bonnet tied with a wide ribbon under her chin. She holds a book open on her lap. There is a vase of flowers on a table behind her. 
  • Creator(s)

    Antoine François Jean Claudet (1797-1867) (photographer)

    Marie Amélie, Queen of the French (1782-1866)
  • annotation: Queen Marie Amelia. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Queen Marie Amelie, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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