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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Don Juan, Comte de Montizón (1822–87)

Lion at London Zoo 1852

Salted paper print | 9.9 x 10.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2905527

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Photograph of a male lion at London Zoo. The lion looks through the metal bars of his enclosure towards the camera. 

Photograph is from a set of 43 photographs (2905515-2905557) of animals at London Zoo

  • Creator(s)

    Don Juan, Comte de Montizón (1822–87) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    London Zoo
  • 9.9 x 10.4 cm (image)

  • Lion, London Zoo

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Carnivorous mammals
              • Felines
                • Lions
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • Regent's Park [London]
                  • London Zoo [The Regent's Park]
                    • Carnivore Terrace [London Zoo]