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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps (1801-66) c.1859

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2910608

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps (1801-66) standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He looks ahead, away from the camera. He places his right hand in his jacket and holds a top hat in his right hand. 

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

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps (1801-66)
  • annotation: Col: the Hon: Sir C. Phipps [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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