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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Sir George Cowper (1806-56) c. 1856

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2910769

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Sir George Cowper (1806-56) standing, facing towards the camera. He holds a cane in his let hand and a top hat in his right.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    George Cowper, 6th Earl Cowper (1806-56)
  • annotation: Sir George Cowper [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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