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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Thomas Frederick Robson (c. 1822-64) as 'Uncle Lachary' c. 1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913595

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Photograph of a full length portrait of actor Thomas Frederick Robson (c. 1822-64) standing, facing towards the camera. He leans his left arm on the back of a chair. He holds a bundle of twigs on his back. He is dressed as 'Uncle Lachary'.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Thomas Frederick Robson (1821-64)
  • annotation: Mr Robson as "Uncle Lachary./ Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.5 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    9.0 x 5.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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