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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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The Empress Frederick (1840-1901), when Princess Frederick of Prussia 1860

Albumen print | 8.1 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907909

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Photograph of Victoria, the Princess Royal, seated, facing halfway to the left. She gazes down, apparently reading an open book that she holds on her lap. There is a painted backdrop and curtains in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • annotation: The Princess Royal/ Princess Frederic William of Prussia. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.1 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Princess Royal, Princess Frederic William of Prussia, 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Psychology
        • Physical and Mental Activities
          • Reading (activity)