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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

After Édouard Baldus (1813-89)

Ailly sur Somme 1890 copy after 1855 original

Carbon print made from a salted paper print original | 32.5 x 44.7 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584488

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Photograph of the town of Ailly sur Somme, near Amiens. At the centre of the photograph, in the middle ground, is a church with a sharp steeple roof tower. Beside the church, on the left, is a ruined chateau. This photograph is part of an album of prints presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a memento of their state visit to France from 18-27 August 1855
  • Creator(s)

    After Édouard Baldus (1813-89) (photographer)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

  • 32.5 x 44.7 cm (whole object)

  • Presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Picardy [France]
            • Ailly sur Somme [France]
    • Geography
      • Travels & exploration
        • Royal visits & tours
          • Royal visits & tours-France
            • Royal visits & tours-France 1855
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Christian church architecture
            • Churches