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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

FELIX NADAR (1820-1910)

The Countess of Persigny

1887 after an original of Oct 1858

Carbon print | 17.3 x 12.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2906735

Photograph of a full length portrait of Comtesse de Persigny standing, facing left. She holds a walking stick in her right hand and places her left hand in her coat pocket. She wears a plumed hat. Photograph taken at Balmoral.
  • Creator(s)

    Felix Nadar (1820-1910) (photographer)

    Hughes & Mullins : Ryde, Isle of Wight (photographer)

  • 17.3 x 12.3 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Comtesse de Persigny, October 1858, Balmoral [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert