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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Thomas Frederick Robson (c. 1822-64) in 'Nine Points of the Law' c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913591

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Thomas Frederick Robson (c. 1822-64) standing, facing halfway to the left. He looks ahead, away from the camera. He holds an umbrella in his right hand and holds his jacket with his left hand. He is dressed in costume as a character from 'Nine Points of the Law'.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Thomas Frederick Robson (1821-64)
  • annotation: Mr Robson, in "Nine point of the Law." [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.4 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    8.9 x 5.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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