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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Hughes & Mullins (1883-1917)

Robert, Duc de Chartres (1840-1910) 1887 copy after an original of 1858

Carbon print | 21.8 x 16.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2906740

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Robert, Duc de Chartres (1840-1910), standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He looks ahead, away from the camera. He wears riding clothes and holds a riding whip in his right hand. He holds a hat in his left hand. He stands in front of a sheet acting as a backdrop. Photograph taken in Claremont.
  • Creator(s)

    Hughes & Mullins (1883-1917) (photographer)

    Prince Robert d'Orleans, Duke of Chartres (1840-1910)
  • 21.8 x 16.4 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Robert, Duc de Chartres, Claremont, 1858 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Riding habits (apparel)