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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Sylvain Van de Weyer (1802-74) 1860

Albumen print, carte de visite | 8.8 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2913901

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Sylvain Van de Weyer standing, facing towards the camera. He gazes towards the left. He holds a top hat in his right hand and a pair of gloves in his left.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Jean Sylvain Van de Weyer (1802-74)
  • 8.8 x 5.2 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume-Evening Dress(male)
            • Top hats