Mobile menu

Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

After Édouard Baldus (1813-89)

Cathedrale d'Abbeville 1890 copy after 1855 original

Carbon print made from a salted paper print original | 44.8 x 34 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584494

Your share link is...

  Close

Photograph of the west front of St Vulfran church, or Cathedral d'Abbevile. The photograph focuses on the cathedral's twin towers and shows the rose window over the central portal. The left tower is in a state of disrepair, particularly the ventilation louvers. The upper section of the right tower appears to have been restored. The year '1850' is painted on the uppermost louvre. There is a row of houses in the foreground, on the right.s 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)

  • 44.8 x 34 cm (whole object)

  • Presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Picardy [France]
            • Somme [France]
              • Abbeville [Somme]
    • Geography
      • Travels & exploration
        • Royal visits & tours
          • Royal visits & tours-France
            • Royal visits & tours-France 1855
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Gothic architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Abbeys
        • Architectural design
          • Architectural decoration & motifs
            • Gargoyles