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Francis Bedford (1815-94)

Works of Art Exhibited at Marlborough House, 1854: Silver Gilt Dish 1854

Albumen print | 13.1 x 19.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2800181

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Photograph of an oval silver dish with large C-shaped handles. The dish is decorated with acanthus leaf designs. The dish has four circular medallions at the four cardinal points, depicting bust-length female figures representing the four seasons.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 13.1 x 19.2 cm (image)

  • 'Silver Gilt Dish '

  • 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]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Chemistry
        • Metals
          • Silver
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Horticulture
          • Grapes
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Numismatics
          • Medallions