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Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'Gateway to the Fortress' 1857

Albumen print | 19.2 x 24.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2117922

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Photograph showing the entrance to the fortress at Coburg. A guard stands at the main entrance, under the stone opening. A man leans on a wooden bridge connected to the gate.

  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 19.2 x 24.4 cm (image)

    31.5 x 38.4 cm (page dimensions)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Germany
          • Bavaria [Germany]
            • Coburg [Bavaria]
              • Veste Coburg [Coburg]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Gateways
            • Gateways-Arched
          • Bridges
    • People
      • Men