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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Thomas Potter Cooke (1786-1864)   c.1880 copy of an original of 1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913555

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the actor Thomas Potter Cooke (1786-1864) standing, facing towards the camera. He gazes to the left. He holds a top hat in his right hand, placing his hand on his hip, and places his left hand on the balustrade behind him.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Thomas Potter Cooke (1786-1864)
  • annotation: Mr T.P. Cooke./ Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.5 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.9 x 5.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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