Mobile menu

Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

After Roger Fenton (1819-69)

'The Prince'; Prince Albert (1819-61) 1889 copy after an original of May 1854

Carbon print | 16.3 x 14.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906511

Your share link is...

  Close

Photograph of a full length portrait of Prince Albert (1819-61) seated, facing three-quarters to the left. He turns his head to looks towards the camera. He poses with his legs cross and his hands clasped on his right knee. Photograph taken at Buckingham Palace.
  • Creator(s)

    After Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
  • annotation: The Prince-  May/Buckingham Palace - May 1854/ by Do. [Underneath the photograph]
    annotation: Reproduced & Printed in carbon by Mullins 1889 [mount, lower left]
  • 16.3 x 14.5 cm (image)

    28.2 x 22.9 cm (page dimensions)

  • The Prince, Buckingham Palace, May 1854 [Photographic Portraits. Vol 1/59 (1853-1857)]

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1854

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster [London]
                  • Buckingham Palace