Mobile menu
Welcome back to the royal residences. Find out more about our measures to keep you safe.

Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

Works of Art Exhibited at Marlborough House, 1854: Snuff Box, carved in Steel 1854

Albumen print | 7.7 x 10.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2800191

Your share link is...

  Close

Photograph of a round, steel snuff box, carved with a leaf design scrollwork. The lid has a small circular medallion in the centre. The medallion features a head-length profile portrait of Napoleon (1769-1821), facing right.
  • Creator(s)

    View person page

    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Napoléon I, Emperor of the French (1769-1821)
  • 7.7 x 10.1 cm (image)

  • 'Snuff Box, carved in Steel'

  • 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
      • Plastic arts
        • Numismatics
          • Medallions