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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

Technological improvements enabled Prince Albert to collect photographs of places that were significant to him


    Cheetah, London Zoo

    circa 1852

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

    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)


    • 8.7 x 10.8 cm (image)

    • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

    • 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]