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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'Agate cup by Morel' 1853

Albumen print | 12.6 x 9.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2906033

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Photograph of a cup by Morel with the central support represented by two female figures. At the handle, a third female figure kneels holding the form that is the handle. Jean-Valentin Morel (1794-1860) was an important Parisian goldsmith who transferred his business to London in 1849 An invoice dated 14 July 1854 for 11 photographs totalling £1 13s was submitted to Dr Ernst Becker and payment was received by Bedford on 12 October 1854 (Royal Archives PPTO/PP/QV/PP2/4840).
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 12.6 x 9.6 cm (image)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Tableware
          • Cups