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Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'Inlaid Woods for Floors. French' 1854

Albumen print | 19.4 x 14.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2800242

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Photograph of four corners of sample panels showing four different patterns of inlaid wood floors
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 19.4 x 14.7 cm (image)

  • Inlaid Woods for Floors. French [1. Specimens from Marlborough House 1854/Photographs by Francis Bedford. 2. Works of Art Exhibited at Marlborough House 1854]

  • 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]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Floors
            • Flooring
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Decorative motifs
        • Geometric patterns