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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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The Empress Dowager Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (1798-1860) 1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907771

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Photograph of The Empress Dowager of Russia standing in profile, facing left. She wears a dark colour dress, light colour head covering and her hair in ringlets. There is a chair on the left side of the photograph. 
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Alexandra Feodorovna, Empress of Russia (1798-1860)
  • annotation: The Empress Dowager of Russia./ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Empress Dowager of Russia, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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