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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'Der Marktplatz'; The Marketplace at Coburg 1857

Albumen print | 19.8 x 24.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2102830

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Photograph showing the marketplace at Coburg and the buildings that surround it. The building to the left is surrounded by scaffolding.

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)

  • 19.8 x 24.3 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]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Marketplaces