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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'Palais des Herzog's Ernst von Würtemberg'; The Summer Residence of the Duke of Württemberg at Coburg, 1857 1857

Albumen print | 19.7 x 24.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2102841

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Photograph showing the summer residence of the Duke of Württemberg at Coburg. There is a garden in the foreground.  

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)

    Subject(s)
    Dukes of Württemberg
  • 19.7 x 24.5 cm (image)

    31.5 x 38.4 cm (page dimensions)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria as a gift for Prince Albert, 1857

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Germany
          • Bavaria [Germany]
            • Coburg [Bavaria]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees
          • Plants & Flowers