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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: Brass Lamp Stand 1854

Albumen print | 18.1 x 13.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2800200

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Photograph of a tripod lamp stand on palmette feet. The central urn is guarded by three-winged chimera facing outwards. The top of the stand consists of a circular lamp holder held by three caryatid figures.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 18.1 x 13.3 cm (image)

  • 'Brass Lamp Stand'

  • Commissioned by Henry Cole. Later acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Marlborough House [London]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mythical creatures
            • Chimera