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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Don Juan, Comte de Montizón (1822–87)

Cheetah, London Zoo c. 1852

Salted paper print | 8.7 x 10.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2905540

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Photograph of a cheetah at London Zoo. The cheetah lies on the ground, facing towards the camera. The animal's front legs protrude beneath the bars of its enclosure, featured in the foreground. 

Photograph is from a set of 43 photographs (2905515-2905557) of animals at London Zoo
  • Creator(s)

    Don Juan, Comte de Montizón (1822–87) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    London Zoo
  • 8.7 x 10.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Carnivorous mammals
              • Felines
                • Cheetahs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • Regent's Park [London]
                  • London Zoo [The Regent's Park]
                    • Carnivore Terrace [London Zoo]