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Technological improvements enabled Prince Albert to collect photographs of places that were significant to him


    Tiger, London Zoo

    circa 1852

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

    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)


    • 12.0 x 13.9 cm (image)

    • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

    • Subject(s)
      • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
        • Zoology
          • Animals
            • Mammals
              • Carnivorous mammals
                • Felines
                  • Tigers