The photographers section in the 1859 White's Trade Directory included Albert Reindell at Canute Road. Reindell was a miniature portrait artist from Bavaria, who began to take photographic portraits in the 1850s. Reindell and his French born wife were on the passenger list for the Moselie arriving in London from Rotterdam in 1853, and his occupation was given as photographer. Reindell was included in many ship's passenger lists in the 1850s as he frequently travelled backwards and forwards between mainland Europe and the UK.
Reindell's time in Southampton was short. At the time of the 1861 census Albert Reindell and his wife lived in Regents Park, London. Reindell's occupation was given as portrait painter. 2 servants were also living in the house, both born in Germany, and there were 4 house guests from Germany, Austria and Bohemia. No further definite records of Albert Reindell have been found.