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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Ludwig Angerer (1827-79)

Sigmund von Reischach (1809-78) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2913751

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Sigmund von Reischach (1809-78) standing, facing towards the camera. He turns his head slightly towards the right and looks ahead, away from the camera. He leans against a plinth, located on the left. He holds a sabre in front of his body with both hands. He wears a military uniform and has a great coat draped over his left shoulder.

  • Creator(s)

    Ludwig Angerer (1827-79) (photographer)

    Sigmund von Reischach (1809-78)
  • annotation: Baron Reischach (Feld Marscholl) [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.1 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    22.7 x 17.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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