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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

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Memorial  to Prince Consort at Abingdon c. 1865

Albumen print | 23.2 x 13.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2800244

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Photograph of a memorial to Prince Albert (1819-61) featuring a sculpture of the Prince located on a tall column. The Prince is depicted full length, standing and wearing a tunic and robe. Below the sculpture of Prince Albert are three lions, wearing crowns and holding shields. Three pillars, with a column inside, are beneath. The column has shield motifs and the plinth is inscribed `ALBERT'.

The memorial is located in the Albert Park, Abingdon. The memorial is 48 feet high.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
  • 23.2 x 13.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Statues
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Heraldry
        • Escutcheons (coats of arms)