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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Don Juan, Comte de Montizón (1822–87)

Polar Bear, London Zoo c. 1852

Salted paper print mounted on card | 8.8 x 10.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2905516

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Photograph of a polar bear in an enclosure at London Zoo. The polar bear lies down, facing right, in front of the bars of the enclosure. 

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)

  • 8.8 x 10.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Carnivorous mammals
              • Bears
                • Polar bears
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • Regent's Park [London]
                  • London Zoo [The Regent's Park]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Buildings for educational, scientific & cultural purposes
          • Zoos