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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Don Juan, Comte de Montizón (1822–87)

Tiger, London Zoo c. 1852

Salted paper print | 12.0 x 13.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2905557

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Photograph of a male tiger at London Zoo. The tiger lies down, facing towards the camera. The tiger's front paw protrude beneath the bars of his cage.  A sign on the cage, seen on the lower left, reads "Felis Tigris, Tiger, India." 

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)

    Subject(s)
    London Zoo
  • 12.0 x 13.9 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
              • Felines
                • Tigers