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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Sir Howard Crawfurd Elphinstone (1829-90) c. 1860

Albumen print | 8.0 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2910723

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Sir Howard Crawfurd Elphinstone (1829-90) standing, facing three-quarters to the left. He turns his head slightly and looks towards the camera. He holds a top hat in his right hand and rests his right arm on the back of a chair.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sir Howard Craufurd Elphinstone (1829-90)
  • annotation: Major Elphinstone R.E. [beneath work]
  • 8.0 x 5.2 cm (image)

    9.1 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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