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Prince Albert recognised the importance of photography to record and document notable exhibitions and works of art


Works of Art Exhibited at Marlborough House, 1854: Friezes in Terra Cotta by Clodion


Albumen print | 9.1 x 18.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2800208

Photograph of two terracotta friezes, shown one above the other. The friezes depict Nereids, Tritons, putti and sea monsters. Both panels have a female figure in the centre.

The friezes were created by Claude Michel, known as Clodion (1738-1814).
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 9.1 x 18.5 cm (image)

  • 'Friezes in Terra cotta by Clodion'

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

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Marlborough House [London]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Ceramics
        • Terracotta