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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Sarah Lyttleton, Baroness Lyttleton (1787-1870)   1860

Albumen print | 8.2 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2910765

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Sarah Lyttleton, Baroness Lyttleton (1787-1870) seated, at a table facing slightly towards the right. She looks towards the camera. She places her left hand on a book positioned on the table and her right hand in her lap.

Lyttleton was Lady of the Bedchamber from 1837 to 1842, then Lady Superintendent of the Royal Children.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sarah Spencer, Lady Lyttelton (1787-1870)
  • annotation: The Hon: Lady Lyttleton/ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.2 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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        • photographs