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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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The late Sir William Charles Ross, R.A. (1794-1860) 1856

Albumen print | 17.1 x 13.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906837

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Photograph of the miniature painter Sir William Charles Ross seated, facing towards the camera. He turns his head a quarter to the left and gazes ahead, away from the camera. He poses with his right hand on the arm of his chair and his left hand holding what appears to be a piece of paper.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sir William Ross (1794-1860)
  • 17.1 x 13.5 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • The late Sir William Charles Ross, R.A., 1856 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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