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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

The Honourable Emily Sarah Cathcart (1834-1917) c.1860

Albumen print | 8.5 x 6.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2910647

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the Honourable Emily Sarah Cathcart (1834-1917) standing, facing left. She turns her head towards the camera. She poses with her hands held together in front of her waist.

Cathcart was Maid of Honour from 1855 to 1880, Extra Woman of the Bedchamber from 1880 to 1890 and Woman of the Bedchamber from 1891.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Emily Sarah Cathcart (1834-1917)
  • annotation: Hon: Emily Cathcart [beneath work]
  • 8.5 x 6.2 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.5 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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