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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Bryan Edward Duppa (1804-66)

'The Prince Albert'; Prince Albert (1819-61) c.1856

Albumen print hand-coloured with watercolour | 10.4 x 8.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2914293

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Photograph of a head and shoulder length portrait of Prince Albert (1819-62) captured in profile, facing left. He wears a black tie, white shirt, blue sash, red waistcoat and black jacket. The photograph has been cropped into an oval.

The photograph was given to Queen Victoria on 24 May 1856, her 37th birthday.
  • Creator(s)

    Bryan Edward Duppa (1804-66) (photographer)

    Guglielmo Faija (1803-73) (colourist)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
  • 10.4 x 8.5 cm (image)

  • Given to Queen Victoria as a birthday gift from Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs