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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Richard Dawson, Lord Cremorne, later 1st Earl of Dartrey (1817-97) c.1859-60

Albumen print | 7.9 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2910705

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Richard Dawson, Baron Cremorne, later 1st Earl of Dartrey (1817-97) seated, facing slightly towards the left. He turn his head and looks towards the camera. He holds a cane with both hands, placing it between his legs, and rests a top hat on his lap.

Dawson was Lord-in-Waiting from 1857 to 1858 and 1859 to 1866.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Richard Dawson, 1st Earl of Dartrey (1817-97)
  • annotation: Lord Cremorne. [beneath work]
  • 7.9 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.3 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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      • visual works
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          • photograph albums
        • photographs