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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Dolamore & Bullock (active 1850s)

Ruins of Covent Garden Theatre, London 1856

Albumen print mounted on card | 25.1 x 19.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2935059

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Photograph of a view of the ruined interior of Covent Garden Theatre following a fire in March 1858. The roof of the building is missing, and there are a series of arches. The cellars are visible in the foreground.  
  • Creator(s)

    Dolamore & Bullock (active 1850s) (photographer)

  • annotation: Ruins of Covent Garden Theatre [beneath work]
  • 25.1 x 19.2 cm (image)

    45.5 x 33.1 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Covent Garden [London]
                    • Royal Opera House [Covent Garden]