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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Édouard Baldus (1813-89)

Cathedrale d'Amiens 1855

Salted paper print | 36.8 x 27.4 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584481

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Photograph of a view of the east, or choir end, of Notre Dame d'Amiens. There is a pointed flèche or tall 'arrow' spire in centre of the photograph.  A small chapel is located on the left side of the photograph. There is a brick wall in the foreground, on the right.

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)

  • 36.8 x 27.4 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]
              • 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