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Victoria and Albert Cartes de Visite

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Description

10 Albumen print photographs, each approximately 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches (9x6 cm), in carte de visite format, one signed and dated in negative (and one edited copy print of the same), 9 with photographer's printed credit bellow or in verso, 4 with publisher's printed or embossed credit on verso; each mounted on thick card approximately 4x 2 1/2 inches (10x6.5cm).
A selection of portraits of both Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, several by Mayhall, who was the first photographer to publish carte de visite images of the Royal Family.
The photographs of Victoria show the Queen in mourning, one view with her daughter Alice and daughter-in-law Alexandra, and another with a grandchild on her knee. Two poses have her sat gazing at a photograph in her hand, presumably of Albert.

Date

ca. 1861 - 1870

Extent

10 Cartes de visite

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