Prince Albert (1819-1861) 1842 | Royal Collection Trust Daguerreotype which was created as a half length portrait of Prince Albert looking slightly to the left. The image has now faded to the extent that only a mirrored surface can be seen. The daguerreotype is mounted in a dark brown leather case with a red velvet interior. 'P. A. Feb 1842' is embossed on the lid in gold lettering and 'Beard Patented'