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


    White-tailed sea eagle, London Zoo

    circa 1852

    Salted paper print | 14.5 x 11.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2905551

    Photograph of a white-tailed sea eagle at London Zoo. The eagle is perched on a branch with its talons visible. The eagle faces towards the camera and turns its head right. The brickwork of the Eagles' Aviary at London Zoo is visible in background. 

    Photograph is from a set of 43 photographs (2905515-2905557) of animals at London Zoo
    • Creator(s)

      Don Juan, Comte de Montizón (1822–87)


    • 14.5 x 11.2 cm (image)

    • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

    • Subject(s)
      • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
        • Zoology
          • Animals
            • Birds
              • Birds of prey
                • Eagles
                  • Sea Eagles
      • Places
        • Europe
          • Great Britain
            • England
              • Greater London [England]
                • London [Greater London]
                  • Regent's Park [London]
                    • London Zoo [The Regent's Park]
                      • Aviary [London Zoo]