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Exhibitions and records of works of art

Prince Albert recognised the importance of photography to record and document notable exhibitions and works of art


Manchester Exhibition of Art Treasures, 1857

Jun 1857

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

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

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