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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

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


Wagon Royal

1890 copy after original 1855 photograph

Carbon print made from a salted paper print original | 17.5 x 23.8 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2584508

Photograph of the railway carriage used for the Royal Train that transported Queen Victoria (1819-1901) and and Prince Albert (1819-61), on the Chemin de fer du Nord line. The carriage is painted with a coat of arms and 'Nord'. There are houses in background.. 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)

  • 17.5 x 23.8 cm (whole object)

  • Presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Geography
      • Travels & exploration
        • Royal visits & tours
          • Royal visits & tours-France
            • Royal visits & tours-France 1855
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Railways
          • Railway trains
            • Railway carriages
          • Railway track