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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Lieut Colonel  Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar (1823-1902)  c.1855

Salted paper print | 19.7 x 16.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2942075

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Photograph of a near full length portrait of Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar (1823-1902) seated, facing three-quarters to the left. He turns his head slightly towards the camera and gazes ahead, away from the front. He wears an army uniform and holds his cap in his hands. His sword hangs by his side.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Thomas Agnew & Sons [London] (publisher)

    Colnaghi : London & New York (publisher)

    Subject(s)
    Edward, Prince of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1823-1902)
    House of Wettin
    Army-GB-Infantry-Foot Guards (1st or Grenadier) (1819- )
    Army-GB
    Army Officers
  • annotation: Lieut Colonel Prince Edward of Saxe Weimar/ Photographed by R Fenton Manchester, Published by J. Agnew & Sons. Feby 29th 1850/ London P & D Colnaghi & Co. Paris, Moulin, 23 Rue Riche . New York, Williams & Co. [beneath work]
  • 19.7 x 16.4 cm (image)

    28.6 x 20.8 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)