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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Queen Victoria (1819-1901) and Prince Albert, the Prince Consort (1819-61) 1860

Albumen print | 8.3 x 5.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2907743

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Photograph of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Queen Victoria is seated, facing three-quarters to the left. She gazes down at a book she holds open on her lap. Behind her, on the right side of the photograph, stands Prince Albert, facing towards the camera. He poses with his left hand on his hip and his right hand on the back of the Queen's chair.
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
  • 8.3 x 5.7 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Queen Victoria and Albert, Prince Consort. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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