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Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Lord Alfred Paget (1816-88) 1855

RCIN 2083781

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Glass plate negative of a full length portrait of Lord Alfred Paget (1816-88) standing, facing towards the camera. He stands in front of a stone bench. He holds a piece of paper in his right hand. Photograph taken at Osborne House.

Paget was Chief Equerry and Clerk-Marshal for most of the period 1846-1874, and Clerk Marshal to 1888.

The glass plate negative has been photographed showing the coated side and therefore the image appears laterally reversed. A print from this negative exists in the Collection, RCIN 2906603.
  • Creator(s)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Lord Alfred Paget (1816-88)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Alber

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • negatives
            • glass plate negatives
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Osborne Estate [Isle of Wight]
                • Osborne House
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume-Evening Dress(male)
            • Top hats
          • Formal dress