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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Don Juan, Comte de Montizón (1822–87)

White pelican, London Zoo c. 1852

Salted paper print | 10.8 x 10.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2905547

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Photograph of a white pelican at London Zoo. The pelican stands, facing left, on a rock in the middle of a pool. The reflection of the bird is visible on the surface of the water, in the foreground. 

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)

    London Zoo
  • 10.8 x 10.1 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Birds
            • Pelicans