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Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-89)

At the Crystal Palace, Sydenham 1854

Salted paper print | 13.5 x 14.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2932748

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Photograph of  Princess Alice (1843-78), later the Grand Duchess of Hesse, Princess Victoria (1840-1901) later Empress Friedrich of Germany, Madame Rollande (fl. 1854), Miss Hildyard (fl. 1854), Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt (1820-77) and Sir Joseph Paxton (1803-65) inside the Crystal Palace following its removal from Hyde Park to Sydenham in 1854. The photograph was taken in the Egyptian Court and in the background are a variety of replicas ancient Egyptian sculptures.

Paxton designed the Crystal Palace.

  • Creator(s)

    Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-89) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Miss Hildyard
    Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt (1820-77)
    Sir Joseph Paxton (1803-65)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    Madame L Rollande (fl. c. 1850)
  • 13.5 x 14.0 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • Sydenham [London]
                  • Crystal Palace Park [London]
                    • The Crystal Palace
                • City of Westminster
                  • Hyde Park [London]
                    • The Crystal Palace [Hyde Park]
                      • Egyptian Court [The Crystal Palace]