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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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The Prince and Princess Napoléon 1859

Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2907680

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of Prince Napoléon (1822-91) and Clotilde, Princess Napoléon (1843-1911). Both stand and face towards each other. Princess Clotilde places her left hand on her husband's arm.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Clotilde, Princess Napoléon (1843-1911)
    Napoléon Joseph Charles Paul Bonaparte (1822-91)
  • annotation: The Princess and/ Princess Napoleon [beneath work]
  • 8.6 x 5.3 cm (image)

    9.8 x 6.0 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Prince and Princess Napoleon. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
        • albums
          • photograph albums