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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Thomas Frederick Robson (c. 1822-64) in 'Boots at the Swan' c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913596

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the actor Thomas Frederick Robson (c. 1822-64) leaning against a table. He turns his head and looks towards the camera. He is dressed as a character in 'Boots at the Swan'.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Thomas Frederick Robson (1821-64)
  • annotation: Mr Robson, in "Boots at the Swan". [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.4 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    8.8 x 5.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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