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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

After Édouard Baldus (1813-89)

Boulogne (Décoration) 1890 copy after 1855 original

Carbon print made from a salted paper print original | 23.8 x 39.8 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584499

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Photograph of Boulogne railway station, taken through a triumphal arch. The arch is decorated with banners and a sculpture of an angel. It is likely the arch was erected for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's visit. 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)

  • 23.8 x 39.8 cm (whole object)

  • Presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Nord-Pas-de-Calais [France]
            • Boulogne-sur-Mer [France]
    • Geography
      • Travels & exploration
        • Royal visits & tours
          • Royal visits & tours-France
            • Royal visits & tours-France 1855
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Triumphal arches
          • Railway stations (architecture)