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James Mack (1827-64)

Residence used by Lord Granville when Ambassador Extraordinary at the coronation of Alexander II, Emperor of Russia Sep 1856

Albumen print | 17.8 x 27.8 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2945154

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Photograph of the residence used by Lord Granville when Ambassador Extraordinary at the coronation of Alexander II, Emperor of Russia in 1856. The building is viewed from the side and has two storeys and a small balcony to the left. There is a carriage in the shadows to the right. Lord Granville led the British delegation at the coronation of Alexander II, Emperor of Russia. He later wrote a letter to Queen Victoria outlining his impressions of the new Emperor, the coronation celebrations and the state of Russia. This is one of a series of photographs taken by Corporal J Mack during the coronation celebrations.
  • Creator(s)

    James Mack (1827-64) (photographer)

  • 17.8 x 27.8 cm (image) (image)

  • Presented to Queen Victoria by Lord Panmure (later known as Lord Dalhousie) in November 1856

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Russia
          • Moscow [Russia]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Buildings
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vehicles
          • Simple transport
            • Carriages
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses