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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Sir Michael Costa (1808-84) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913547

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the conductor Sir Michael Costa (1808-84) standing, facing three-quarters to the right. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He rests his left arm on the back of a chair and holds a top hat in his right hand.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sir Michael Costa (1808-84)
  • annotation: M. Costa./ Reprodu [ced; outside of shot] [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    10.2 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    9.3 x 5.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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