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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Sir Arthur Edward Hardinge (1828-92) 1860

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2910684

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Sir Arthur Edward Hardinge (1828-92) standing, facing towards the camera. He holds a top hat in his left hand and a cane in his right. He poses in front of a pedestal, attached to a balustrade, and a painted backdrop.

Hardinge was Equerry from 1868 to 1881, thereafter Extra. He was previously Equerry to the Prince Albert (1819-61).
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sir Arthur Edward Hardinge (1828-92)
  • annotation: Col: The Hon: Arthur Hardinge/ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs