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Francis Bedford (1815-94)

Enamelled Chalice by Pugin, from the Photograph album 'Specimens from Marlborough House', 1854 1854

Albumen print | 17.8 x 11.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2800165

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Photograph of a heavily ornate enamelled chalice resting on a table. The chalice is by A. W. Pugin (1812-52) and was shown in the 1851 Great Exhibition.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

    After Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-52) (designer)

    Subject(s)
    Edward Welby Pugin (1834-75)
  • 17.8 x 11.6 cm (image)

  • 'Enamelled Chalice by Pugin'

  • Commissioned by Henry Cole. Later acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Marlborough House [London]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Decorative motifs
        • Quatrefoils