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'The Mausoleum'; Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore Apr 1863

Albumen print | 7.9 x 5.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2513489

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Photograph of the construction of the Royal Mausoleum in Frogmore, the burial site of Prince Albert (1819-61). The structure is covered with scaffolding and men can be seen working on the building.

Construction began on the mausoleum in March 1862. Following her death in 1901, Queen Victoria (1819-1901) was interned in the mausoleum.

  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • annotation: The Mausoleum April 1863. [beneath work]
  • 7.9 x 5.6 cm (image)

    9.4 x 6.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Home Park
                  • Frogmore Estate [Windsor Home Park]
                    • Royal Mausoleum [Frogmore Estate]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction