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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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William Montagu, 7th Duke of Manchester (1823-90) 1859

Albumen print | 8.4 x 5.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2910696

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Photograph of a full length portrait of William Montagu, 7th Duke of Manchester (1823-90) seated, facing three-quarters to the left. He looks ahead, away from the camera. He holds a top hat in his right hand and an umbrella in his left.

The Duke was Lord of the Bedchamber to the Prince Albert (1819-61) in 1852.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    William Montagu, 7th Duke of Manchester (1823-90)
  • annotation: The Duke of Manchester [beneath work]
  • 8.4 x 5.9 cm (image)

    9.7 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    23.1 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

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