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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


The Honourable Major General Robert Bruce (1813-62)

circa 1860

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2910655

Photograph of  full length portrait of the Honourable Robert Bruce (1813-62) standing, facing towards the camera. He looks towards the right. He places his right hand on the back of a nearby chair and places his left hand in his pocket.

Bruce was Governor to the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII.
  • Creator(s)

    André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89)

    (photographic agency)

    Disdéri et Cie. : 8 Boulevart des Italiens, Paris (photographic agency)

  • General the Hon: R. Bruce./ 1860.-

  • 8.6 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.0 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • General the Hon. R. Bruce, 1860. [Royal Household Portraits. Volume 57.]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert