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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

CAMILLE SILVY (1834-1910)

Róza Csillag (1832-92) in 'Orfeo'


Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913610

Photograph of a full length portrait of the opera singer Róza Csillag (1832-92) standing, facing towards the camera. She turns her head and looks upwards, towards the left. She holds a lyre under her left arm and gestures upwards with her right arm. She is dressed in Classical-inspired garb and poses beside a partially destroyed column. She is dressed as a character in 'Orfeo', an opera about Orpheus and Eurydice. She poses in front of a painted backdrop depicting a Classical-inspired landscape, with ruins.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

  • Mme Csillag - in "Orfeo"

  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.4 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    8.5 x 5.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert