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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

L Haase (active c. 1860-90)

Wilhelm I, German Emperor and King of Prussia (1797-1888), when Prince Regent Dec 1859

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2907586

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Photograph of a full length portrait of William I, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia (1797-1888) when he was Prince Regent of Prussia. He stands facing three-quarters to the left. He places his right hand on a pedestal on which. A helmet sits on the placed. He wears a military uniform with insignia.
  • Creator(s)

    L Haase (active c. 1860-90) (photographer)

    L Haase & Co (active c. 1860-1890s) (photographer)

    William I, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia (1797-1888)
  • annotation: Dec 1859 [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.2 cm (image)

    9.4 x 5.7 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.3 x 19.8 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • The Prince Regent of Prussia, December 1859. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.47]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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