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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: Two Pedestals by Wedgwood 1854

Albumen print | 13.3 x 18.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2800213

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Photograph of a pair of cylindrical jasperware pedestals on hexagonal plinths. Both pedestal have figures in relief of children at play, with the one on the right depicting a blind-man's-buff scene.

The jasperware objects were created by Josiah Wedgewood (1730-95). Jasperware was developed by Wedgewood and refers to a type of matte, unglazed stoneware. 
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

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    After Josiah Wedgwood (1730-95) (maker)

  • 13.3 x 18.9 cm (image)

  • 'Two Pedestals by Wedgwood'

  • 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
      • Architecture
        • Architectural design
          • Architectural decoration & motifs
            • Pedestals
      • Decorative motifs
        • Geometric patterns
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Reliefs
    • People
      • Children