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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Sir Howard Craufurd Elphinstone (1829-90) c. 1864

Albumen print | 4.0 x 3.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2117428

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Photograph of a half length portrait of Major Elphinstone standing, facing halfway to the left. He poses with his arms crossed. The photograph was taken outside and shrubs or ivy can be seen on the wall behind him.

Elphinstone was governor to Prince Arthur and Prince Leopold.