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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

The Prince of Wales Aug 1855

Albumen print with painted additions | 20.0 x 15.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2900053

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Photograph of a head and shoulder length portrait of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII (1841-1910). The Prince looks towards the camera. The portrait is a vignette and the photograph has been cropped into an oval shape. Photograph has been enhanced with painted additions.
  • Creator(s)

    John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Family of Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom
  • annotation: The Prince of Wales./ Osborne. Aug. 1855./ By Mr. Mayall. [beneath work]
  • 20.0 x 15.0 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs