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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

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


'Das Siebleber Thor'; Siebleber Thor, Gotha


Albumen print | 18.4 x 24.3 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2102928

Photograph of the Siebleber Thor, Gotha. There are two buildings with columns on the ground floor. Buildings and trees can be seen in the gap between them. There is a courtyard in front with a row of small bollards.

Knowing of Prince Albert's love for his old home, Queen Victoria commissioned a set of photographs of Gotha to be given to Prince Albert as a birthday present on 26 August 1858. They were to accompany the set of Coburg photographs she had given him for his birthday the year before. According to the Queen's journal, Prince Albert was 'particularly delighted' with them.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 18.4 x 24.3 cm (image) (image)

    31.5 x 38.5 cm (page dimensions)

  • Das Siebleber Thor

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1858 as a birthday present for Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Germany
          • Thuringia [Germany]
            • Gotha [Germany]