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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Hughes & Mullins (1883-1917)

William Montagu, 7th Duke of Manchester (1823-90)   1879 after an original of 1860

Carbon print | 8.2 x 5.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2910776

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Photograph of a full length portrait of William Montagu, 7th Duke of Manchester (1823-90) standing, facing towards the camera. He wears a military uniform and holds a plumed helmet in his right hand. He holds the hilt of his sword with his left hand.

Montagu was Lord of the Bedchamber to Prince Albert in 1852.
  • Creator(s)

    Hughes & Mullins (1883-1917) (photographer)

    William Drogo Montagu, 7th Duke of Manchester (1823-90)
  • annotation: The Duke of Manchester. [beneath work]
  • 8.2 x 5.4 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.4 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs