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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

The Revd William Lake Onslow, Naval Instructor and Chaplain on board H.M.S. Euryalus 1860

Platinum print | 24.6 x 19.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906835

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Photograph of the Reverend Onslow seated, facing three-quarters to the left. He turns his head towards the camera. He holds a book open with both hands, positioning the volume on his lap. He poses with his right leg crossed over his left. There are two books on a small table to his right.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Reverend William Lake Onslow (fl.1860s)
  • 24.6 x 19.5 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • The Revd William Lake Onslow, Naval Instructor and Chaplain on board H.M.S. Euryalus, 1858-59-60, and H.M.S. St George, 1861 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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