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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

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


Magnolia grandiflora. Planted by H.R.H. the Prince Consort, 10th March 1846 in Flower Garden, Osborne


Carbon print | 20.2 x 18.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2102474

Photograph of a Magnolia grandiflora in the Flower Garden, Osborne. A gardener stands by the tree, his back facing towards the camera. He leans on a wooden wheelbarrow with a besom brush by his side.

The magnolia was planted by Prince Albert (1819-61) on the 10th March 1846
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Jabez Hughes (1819-84) (photographer)

  • 20.2 x 18.1 cm (image)

    26.4 x 31.2 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Flowering plants
            • Magnolias
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Osborne Estate [Isle of Wight]
                • Osborne House
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Brushes