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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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The Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria-Teschen (1818-74) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.9 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907724

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Archduke Karl Ferdinand  (1818-74) standing, facing towards the camera. He wears a military uniform and holds a cap in his right hand. He rests his left hand on his sword that hangs by his side.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria-Teschen (1818-74)
  • annotation: The Archduke Ferdinand. [beneath work]
  • 8.9 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.9 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Archduke Ferdinand. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite