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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'Das Schloss'; The Palace at Coburg 1857

Albumen print | 19.5 x 24.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2102823

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Photograph showing the Palace at Coburg with the statue of Duke Ernest I to the right.

This is one of a series of photographs that were commissioned by Queen Victoria to be presented to her husband Prince Albert on his birthday in August 1857. Bedford, accompanied by his wife, travelled to Coburg in June and early July to photograph the places associated with the Prince's childhood.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

    Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1784-1844)
  • 19.5 x 24.7 cm (image)

    31.5 x 38.4 cm (page dimensions)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria as a gift for Prince Albert, 1857

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Germany
          • Bavaria [Germany]
            • Coburg [Bavaria]
              • Ehrenburg Palace [Coburg]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Statues
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees