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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

After Édouard Baldus (1813-89)

Saint Valery 1890 copy after 1855 original

Carbon print made from a salted paper print original | 32 x 41 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584497

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Photograph of the fishing town of Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, seen from a wood merchant yard or shipyard. In the foreground, there are piles of boats' masts and chopped logs enclosed by a fence. A road on the right side of the photograph leads to the town, seen in the middle distance. This photograph is part of an album of prints presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a memento of their state visit to France from 18-27 August 1855
  • Creator(s)

    After Édouard Baldus (1813-89) (photographer)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

  • 32 x 41 cm (whole object)

  • Presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Picardy [France]
            • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme [France]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of western Europe
            • Somme, River [France]
    • Geography
      • Travels & exploration
        • Royal visits & tours
          • Royal visits & tours-France
            • Royal visits & tours-France 1855
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats
            • Fishing boats