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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Walter Lacy (1809-98) c.1880 copy of an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913688

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the British actor Walter Lacy (1809-98) standing, leaning on a plinth, and looking towards the camera. He crosses his legs and places his left hand against his face.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Walter Lacy (1809-98)
  • annotation: Mr Walter Lacy./ Reproduced. [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    8.8 x 5.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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