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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'Ketschendorf' 1857

Albumen print | 18.7 x 24.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2102869

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Photograph showing a view of the house at Ketschendorf. There is a lawn in the foreground. A carriage is parked beside the house. A man is seated on a bench in front of the house, on the left.  

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)

  • 18.7 x 24.5 cm (image)

    31.5 x 38.5 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]
              • Ketschendorf [Coburg, Germany]
    • People
      • Men
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vehicles
          • Simple transport
            • Carriages
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees