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Frances Elizabeth Jocelyn, Viscountess Jocelyn (1820-80)

The Comtesse de Persigny (fl. 1859) 1859

Albumen print | 10.8 x 8.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906805

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the Comtesse de Persigny, standing, facing right, her face captured in profile. She stands at the bottom of a set of stone steps. There is an urn on a plinth behind her and a doorway in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    Frances Elizabeth Jocelyn, Viscountess Jocelyn (1820-80) (photographer)

    Comtesse Fialin de Persigny (active 1858)
  • 10.8 x 8.7 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • The Comtesse de Persigny, 1859 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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