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Albert and Victoria’s collection shows photographers’ working methods

After? Edward Henry Corbould (1815-1905)

Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61) c. 1861

RCIN 2083243

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Glass plate negative of a painting of a full length portrait of Prince Albert (1819-61) standing, leaning against a fireplace.He wears highland dress and hold his hands together infrom of his stomach. His legs are crossed.

The glass plate negative has been photographed showing the coated side and therefore the image appears laterally reversed. Prints from this negative exist in the Collection (e.g. RCINs 2418596 and 2418595).

  • Creator(s)

    After? Edward Henry Corbould (1815-1905) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • negatives
            • glass plate negatives
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress