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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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Wilhelm, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine (1845-1900) 1861

Albumen print | 8.8 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2907875

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Photograph of Wilhelm, Prince of Hesse, seated at a small circular table with his right hand resting against his forehead. He faces towards the camera. There is an open book on the table.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Wilhelm, Prince of Hesse (1845-1900)
  • annotation: Prince William of Hesse./ 3rd Son of Prince Charles. 1861. [beneath work]
  • 8.8 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.2 cm (page dimensions)

    24.2 x 20.0 x 5.5 cm (album)

  • Prince William of Hesse, 3rd son of Prince Charles, 1861. [Album: Photographs. Royal Portraits, vol.48]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert, the Prince Consort

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