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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Sir Julius Benedict (1804-85) c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913627

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the German composer Sir Julius Benedict (1804-85) standing, facing three-quarters to the right. He looks ahead, away from the camera. He poses with his left hand tucked into his jacket collar and he holds a rolled up piece of parchment or paper in his right hand.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sir Julius Benedict (1804-85)
  • annotation: Sigr Benedict [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.4 x 5.3 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musicians