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Francis Bedford (1815-94)

Works of Art Exhibited at Marlborough House, 1854: Head of Saint Mark. Enamel 1854

Albumen print | 16.5 x 12.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2800166

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Photograph of an oval enamel showing a head and shoulder length portrait of a bearded man with receding hair. He faces front and turns his head halfway to the right. His head is encircled by an aureola. Inscribed `SANCTUS MARCUS'.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    St Mark
  • 16.5 x 12.9 cm (image)

  • 'Head of Saint Mark'

  • 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
      • Ceramics
        • Porcelain
          • Sèvres porcelain
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths