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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

The Honourable Spencer Lyttelton (1818-90) c.1859-60

Albumen print | 7.8 x 5.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2910639

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Photograph of a full length portrait of The Honourable Spencer Lyttelton (1818-90) seated at a table, facing three-quarters to the left. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He places his left hand on his hip and rests his right arm on the table, bringing his right hand to his face.

He was a member of the Royal Household around 1859 to 1860.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Spencer Lyttelton (1818-90)
  • annotation: The Hon. Spencer Lyttelton. [beneath work]
  • 7.8 x 5.9 cm (image)

    9.9 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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