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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Theatrical album c. 1852-95

46.0 x 59.0 x 5.5 cm (album) | RCIN 970449

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An album of watercolours and photographs of scenes from theatrical performances and characters in costume (RCIN 921321-921372) largely compiled by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; bound in blue leather with embossed decoration and gold lettering on both boards.
  • 46.0 x 59.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Given by Prince Albert to Queen Victoria in 1852, in order to house watercolours of scenes from plays they saw together 

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • drawings/watercolours
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Theatre

Selected works that feature in this album: