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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Édouard Baldus (1813-89)

Tuileries 1855

Salted paper print | 31.3 x 44.8 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584461

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Photograph of the Tuileries enclosed by railings and triumphal arch. In foreground is a massive building site with piles of stone blocks of different sizes. 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)

    Édouard Baldus (1813-89) (photographer)

  • 31.3 x 44.8 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]
              • Tuileries Palace [Paris]