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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Sir Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, Viscount Folkestone and the Honourable Margaret Pleydell-Bouverie, Longford Castle


Albumen print | 16.0 x 21.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906816

Photograph of a group of people taken outside Longford Castle. Margaret Pleydell-Bouverie (d. 1924) is seated in three-quarters left on horseback at the centre of the photograph. Her father, Sir Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie (1815-89), later the 4th Earl of Radnor, stands in right side profile by the horse's head, holding its bridle. An unidentified woman and child are seated on the steps of Longford Castle in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • 16.0 x 21.5 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Sir Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, Viscount Folkestone, and the Hon. Margaret Pleydell-Bouverie, 1859 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Wiltshire [England]
              • Longford Castle [Wiltshire]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Sports
        • Riding and driving (horse and animal sports)
          • Horse riding