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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

After Édouard Baldus (1813-89)

Cathedrale d'Amiens 1890 copy after 1855 original

Carbon print made from a salted paper print original | 44 x 33.8 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584483

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Photograph of the south portal of Notre Dame d'Amiens. The portal is decorated with full length statues of saints. The Virgin Mary is depicted on the central column. Reliefs inside and around the portal depict the life of Christ. 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 x 33.8 cm (whole object)

  • Presented to Queen Victori and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Picardy [France]
            • Somme [France]
              • Amiens [Somme]
                • Amiens Cathedral [France]
    • Geography
      • Travels & exploration
        • Royal visits & tours
          • Royal visits & tours-France
            • Royal visits & tours-France 1855
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Cathedrals
        • Gothic architecture