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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Édouard Baldus (1813-89)

Boulogne (Vue du Port) 1855

Salted paper print | 28.2 x 40.4 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584503

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Photograph of Boulogne harbour, with ships and boats moored by the jetty. There are houses, warehouse and the Customs House on the port side of the town, in the middle ground, and a church and town in distant background.

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)

    Édouard Baldus (1813-89) (photographer)

  • 28.2 x 40.4 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Waterway engineering
          • Ports