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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

The Honourable Beatrice Byng, later Mrs Blundell Hollinshead-Blundell (1825-84) 1860

Albumen print | 8.1 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2910733

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the Honourable Beatrice Byng, later Mrs Blundell Hollinshead-Blundell (1825-84), standing, facing left. She turns her head and looks towards the camera. She poses in front of a painted backdrop depicting a landscape scene.   

Byng was Maid of Honour from 1851 to 1863. 

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Beatrice Eliza Christiana Catherine Blundell-Hollinshead-Blundell (1825-84)
  • annotation: ditto. [beneath work]
  • 8.1 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.3 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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