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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

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


Eglise de Saint Leu

1890 copy after 1855 original

Carbon print made from a salted paper print original | 32.5 x 44.4 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584471

Photograph of the Church in Saint-Leu-d'Esserent, near Paris, seen from the railway line. It is a gothic style building with flying buttresses, twin towers on either side at the east end which also has a chevette or ring of chapels and a spire tower at the west end. Houses and buildings surround the church. 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)

  • 32.5 x 44.4 cm (whole object)

  • Presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Christian church architecture
            • Churches
        • Gothic architecture
    • Geography
      • Travels & exploration
        • Royal visits & tours
          • Royal visits & tours-France
            • Royal visits & tours-France 1855
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Picardy [France]
            • Saint-Leu-d'Esserent [France]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Railways
          • Railway track