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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Sir Henry Keppel (1809-1904) 1879 copy after an original of 1860

Carbon print | 9.1 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2910672

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Sir Henry Keppel (1809-1904) standing, facing slightly towards the left. He looks ahead, away from the camera. He wears an Admiral's uniform and holds a helmet in his right hand and a sword in his left.

Keppel was Groom-in-Waiting from 1859 to 1860 and Principal Aide De Camp to Queen Victoria from 1878 to1879.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sir Henry Keppel (1809-1904)
  • annotation: Admiral the Hon: Sir H. Keppel/ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 9.1 x 5.6 cm (image)

    10.5 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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      • visual works
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          • photograph albums
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