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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: Patten, Tazza and Small Vase 1854

Albumen print | 12.5 x 19.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2800175

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Photograph showing three metalwork objects. On the left is a circular paten with gem-set pierced border and a central scene depicting male and females figures. In the centre is a tazza with large plain bowl on top of a shaped stem. On the right is a lidded vase with cameo-like insets on lid, body and base.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 12.5 x 19.0 cm (image)

  • 'Patten, Tazza and Small Vase'

  • 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
      • Home economics
        • Tableware
          • Tazzas
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Packaging
          • Containers
            • Vessels (containers)
              • Vases