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Photographs 1842-61

Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography


'Antique bust of Ocean in a niche in the lower terrace at Osborne'


Albumen print | 10.2 x 8.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2905935

Photograph of the bust of Ocean, or Oceanus, captured facing three-quarters to the right. Ocean is depicted with bunches of grapes in his hair and bearded. The bust is set onto a stone plinth. At the time of photography, the bust was located on the lower terrace, Osborne.
  • Creator(s)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)


  • 10.2 x 8.4 cm (image)

  • Collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Oceanus (myth)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Busts (sculpture)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Osborne Estate [Isle of Wight]
                • Osborne House
                  • Lower Terrace [Osborne House]