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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

Works of Art Exhibited at Marlborough House, 1854: French Earthen Vase 1854

Albumen print | 18.2 x 13.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2800214

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Photograph of a lidded vase. The vase had two handles, both shaped like the head of a goat. The central medallion on the body of the case depicts two nymphs sitting on the back of two satyrs. The nymphs embrace and kiss. The satyrs embrace.  
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 18.2 x 13.2 cm (image)

  • 'French Earthen Vase'

  • 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
      • Ceramics
        • Earthenware
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Packaging
          • Containers
            • Vessels (containers)
              • Vases
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Goats
        • Horticulture
          • Berries
            • Pineapples
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Pan (myth)