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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Unknown Person

Van Louis 1860

Albumen print | 8.7 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2913528

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Photograph of a full length portrait of a man standing, facing slightly towards the left, his head turned towards the camera. The sitter holds a top hat in his right hand. There is drapery and a column in the background. The sitter is possibly an artist called Van Louis.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • annotation: Van Louis. 1860. [beneath work]
  • 8.7 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    22.8 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

  • Van Louis, 1860 [in Photographs. Artists' Portraits. Volume 79]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite
    • People
      • Artists