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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After François Antoine Bossuet (1798-1889)

'Moresque Gate, Ecija'; A Moorish Gateway, Ecija, Spain c.1863-5

Albumen print | 8.9 x 7.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2373702

Photograph of the painting 'A Moorish Gateway, Ecija, Spain' (RCIN 400816). The painting depicts a gateway in the foreground, looking out to a view of a church belfry and, in the distant background, a mountain range. In the foreground a man rides on a donkey.

Photograph is from a folder of photographs of paintings and artworks displayed in Prince Albert's (1819-61) rooms. This painting was displayed in Prince Albert's dressing room, on the east side.
  • Creator(s)

    After François Antoine Bossuet (1798-1889) (artist)

  • annotation: (8.)/ The Prince Consort's Dressing Room./ East Side. [upper mount]
    annotation: [above work] Moresque Gate, Ecija./ [below work] F. BOUSSET [sic]. 1853./ Oil on Panel. 18 in x 14 in. [around photograph]
  • 8.9 x 7.0 cm (image)

    28.0 x 34.4 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Andalucia [Spain]
            • Seville [Spain]
              • Ecija [Spain]
      • Physiography
        • Mountains
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Gateways
        • Architectural design
          • Arches
            • Moorish arches
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Christian church architecture
            • Churches
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Wild horses
              • Asses