Mobile menu

Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89)

Élie Frédéric Forey c. 1860

Albumen print | 9.1 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2914102

Your share link is...


Photograph of a full length portrait of Élie Frédéric Forey (1804-1872) standing, facing three-quarters towards the left. He gazes down at a document he holds in his right hand. He wears a naval uniform. The uniform is decorated with numerous medals and orders.

  • Creator(s)

    André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89) (photographer)

    Élie Frédéric Forey (1804-1872)
  • 9.1 x 5.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Naval Uniforms