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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Édouard Baldus (1813-89)

Cathedrale d'Abbeville 1855

Salted paper print | 40.3 x 34.2 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584493

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Photograph of the three portals of St Vulfran church, or Cathedrale d'Abbeville. The portals are decorated with intricate designs consisting of full length statues of the saints, and the wooden doors are decorated with carvings depicting the life of the Virgin Mary.

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)

  • 40.3 x 34.2 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
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Abbeys
        • Gothic architecture