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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

J & K Mudd

Manchester Exhibition of Art Treasures, 1857 Jun 1857

Albumen print | 26.1 x 37.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2935075

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Photograph of a general view of the building housing the Manchester Exhibition of 1857. Visible are the three semi-circular roofs of the building and its various other buildings along the sides. The central arch bears the words 'Art Treasures of the United Kingdom'. A path running through a garden on a slope with a brick wall on top is visible in the foreground.
  • Creator(s)

    J & K Mudd (photographer)

  • 26.1 x 37.7 cm (image)

    36.0 x 46.9 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater Manchester [England]
              • Manchester [Greater Manchester]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Architectural design
          • Façades