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


    Crested pelican, London Zoo

    circa 1852

    Salted paper print | 7.9 x 8.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2905544

    Photograph of a pelican at London Zoo. The pelican is photographed from behind, its back facing the camera and its head turned to the left. The pelican stands on a wooden beam. 

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

      Don Juan, Comte de Montizón (1822–87)


    • 7.9 x 8.5 cm (image)

    • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

    • Subject(s)
      • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
        • Zoology
          • Animals
            • Birds
              • Pelicans