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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: Agate Cup by Rudolphi 1854

Albumen print | 18.8 x 11.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2800202

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Photograph of an agate cup on a tall open metalwork stem, with a base decorated with leaf and vine designs and jewels. The stem is interrupted by a sphere, possibly made of rock crystal.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 18.8 x 11.8 cm (image)

  • 'Agate Cup by Rudolph'

  • 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
      • Home economics
        • Tableware
          • Cups