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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares

'Rotunda and Lying-in Hospital, Dublin' c.1860

Albumen print | 7.5 x 7.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2320090

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Photograph of an exterior view of the Rotunda and Lying-In Hospital, now known as the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin. There is a horse and cart parked in front of the hospital, in the middle ground.

The Lying-In Hospital was founded in 1745 and was a maternity hospital. 'Lying-in' refers to the confinement of new-mothers following labour. The hospital was renamed the Rotunda Hospital in reference to its notable architecture.

  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares (photographer)

    Attributed to James Simonton (photographer)

  • 7.5 x 7.2 cm (image)

    17.2 x 13.0 cm (mount)

  • From an album compiled by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ireland
          • Dublin [Ireland]
            • Rotunda Hospital [Dublin]
            • Ambassador Theatre [Dublin]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Hospitals