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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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The Jäger, John Macdonald (d. 1860) c.1858

Albumen print | 15.9 x 14.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2906747

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Photograph of a three-quarter length portrait of the Jäger, John Macdonald (d. 1860) seated on a wooden bench, facing three-quarters to the left. He looks ahead, away from the camera. He wears a dark coloured coat and hat. He places his left hand in his coat pocket and his right hand on his hip.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    John MacDonald (d. 1860)
  • 15.9 x 14.3 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • The Jäger, John Macdonald, c.1858 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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