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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Sylvain Van de Weyer (1802-74) 1857

Salted paper print with over painting | 21.8 x 17.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2906674

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Photograph of a three-quarter length portrait of Sylvain Van de Weyer (1813-1901), Belgian Attaché at the Court of St James's. He stands facing three-quarters to the left and looks ahead, away from the camera. He wears a uniform and holds a hat under his left arm.

The photograph has been over painted.
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Jean Sylvain Van de Weyer (1802-74)
  • 21.8 x 17.4 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Sylvain Van de Weyer, 1857 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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