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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-89)

'Crystal Palace, Hyde Park, in progress of demolition' 1852

Salted paper print | 19.7 x 15.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2905914

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Photograph of empty framework that once supported the Crystal Palace, home to the 1851 Great Exhibition. In the foreground are a pile of wooden beams having been deconstructed. In the centre, foreground, a man leans on a ladder that is supported against the upper part of the building's structure. Trees and buildings visible in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    After Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-89) (photographer)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

  • 19.7 x 15.1 cm (image)

  • Collected and arranged by Prince Albert

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