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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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The Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1843-65), when Princess Anna of Hesse and by Rhine 1860

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907859

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Photograph of Princess Anna of Hesse, seated facing left, her face captured in profile. She holds a book open on her lap. 
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Anna, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1843-65)
  • annotation: Princess Anna. (daughter of Prince Charles of Hesse.)/ 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.8 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)

  • Princess Anna (daughter of Prince Charles of Hesse), 1860. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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