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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

After Édouard Baldus (1813-89)

Eglise de Saint Riguier 1890 copy after 1855 original

Carbon print made from a salted paper print original | 44.7 x 34 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584495

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Photograph of the abbey of Saint-Riguier, near Abbeville. The abbey's Gothic architecture indicates the building was built in the 15th and 16th centuries. The front is richly decorated, surmounted by a square tower. On the right side of the photograph is an 18th-century building of three stories. On the left is a shop with a sign reading ''Debit de Tabac'. This photograph is part of an album of prints presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a memento of their state visit to France from 18-27 August 1855
  • Creator(s)

    After Édouard Baldus (1813-89) (photographer)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

  • 44.7 x 34 cm (whole object)

  • Presented by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Picardy [France]
            • Saint-Riquier [Picardy, France]
    • Geography
      • Travels & exploration
        • Royal visits & tours
          • Royal visits & tours-France
            • Royal visits & tours-France 1855
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Gothic architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Abbeys