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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Sir Charles and Lady Phipps c.1860

Albumen print | 8.9 x 6.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2910679

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of the Honourable Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps and Lady Phipps. Sir Phipps stands, facing three-quarters to the right. He looks down at his wife who is seated, facing three-quarters to the left.

Sir Phipps was Equerry from 1846 to 1849 and Keeper of the Privy Purse from 1849 to 1866.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Phipps, Margaret Anne, w. Col. the Hon. Sir Charles Beaumont (m.1835, d.1874)
  • annotation: Sir Charles & Lady Phipps. [beneath work]
  • 8.9 x 6.0 cm (image)

    9.7 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