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James Mack (1827-64)

Foundling Hospital, Moscow Sep 1856

Albumen print | 15.3 x 28.2 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2945152

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Photograph of the Foundling Hospital in Moscow. The building has four storeys and three small towers to the far right. There are outbuildings in front of the hospital and a river in the foreground. A small group of boats are moored to the right. This is one of a series of photographs taken by Corporal J Mack during the coronation celebrations of Alexander II, Emperor of Russia. He was part of a group of British representatives led by Lord Granville.
  • Creator(s)

    James Mack (1827-64) (photographer)

  • 15.3 x 28.2 cm (image) (image)

  • Presented to Queen Victoria by Lord Panmure (later known as Lord Dalhousie) in November 1856

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Russia
          • Moscow [Russia]
            • Foundling Hospital [Moscow]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats