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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

After Édouard Baldus (1813-89)

Train Royal 1890 copy after original of 1855

Carbon print after salted paper print original | 24.3 x 32.3 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584460

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Photograph of the Royal Train, probably in Paris. Apartments in background behind railway wall. A man stands to right, next to a post, by the end of the train. 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. The album shows landmarks on the route of the Chemin de Fer du Nord, by which they travelled between Boulogne and Paris.
  • Creator(s)

    After Édouard Baldus (1813-89) (photographer)

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

  • 24.3 x 32.3 cm (whole object)

  • Presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Geography
      • Travels & exploration
        • Royal visits & tours
          • Royal visits & tours-France
            • Royal visits & tours-France 1855
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Île-de-France [France]
            • Paris [France]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Railways
          • Railway trains
            • Steam engines (railways)