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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

C. Dyer : Compton Street, Soho, London

Miscellanies c.1853-60

Moroccan leather and blue cloth album | 24.4 x 32.6 cm (album) | RCIN 2932735

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Album bound in Moroccan leather with blue cloth front and back covers. Gold tooling and titling on the spine. The titling reads: 'Miscellanies'. Contains 69 albumen photographs (RCINs 2932736 - 2932804) of personalities, rural tableaux and ships.

Following Prince Albert's death in 1861, it is clear Queen Victoria continued to compile photographs into the album.
  • Creator(s)

    C. Dyer : Compton Street, Soho, London (photographer)

    James Good Tunny (1820-87) (photographer)

    André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89) (photographer)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Oscar Gustav Rejlander (1813-75) (photographer)

    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

    Mende (photographer)

    Robert Howlett (1831-58) (photographer)

    William Lake Price (1810-96) (photographer)

    Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert (1810-84) (photographer)

    Great Britain
    Eton College
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine (1843-78)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Resolute (HMS)
    HMY Victoria and Albert I (royal yacht, launched 1843; scrapped 1868)
    Princess Helena (1846-1923)
    SS Great Eastern (steamship, launched 1858; scrapped 1889-90)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • 24.4 x 32.6 cm (album)

    23.4 x 30.5 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Osborne Estate [Isle of Wight]
                • Osborne House
              • Whippingham [Isle of Wight]
                • St Mildred's Church [Whippingham]
            • Staffordshire [England]
              • Lichfield [Staffordshire]
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Castle
                  • Upper Ward [Windsor Castle]
                    • Private Apartments [Windsor Castle]
                      • Grand Corridor [Windsor Castle]
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster [London]
                  • Hyde Park [London]
                  • Apsley House [London]
            • Kent [England]
              • Ramsgate [Kent]
            • Hampshire [England]
              • Highclere Castle [Hampshire]
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Banff [Aberdeenshire]
                • Duff House [Banff]
        • Germany
          • Bavaria [Germany]
            • Coburg [Bavaria]
        • France
          • Alpes-Maritimes [Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur]
            • Cannes [France]
              • Chateau St Visule [Cannes]

? Robert Howlett (1831-58)


After Carl Wilhelm Hübner (1814-79)

'The Emigrants last visit to their father's grave'

James Good Tunny (1820-87)

Granton Pier near Edinburgh

André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89)

'L'abreuvoir'; The trough

André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89)

Group of men

André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89)

'La Lutte' ; The Fight

André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89)

'Equitation'; Riding

André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89)

Group with horses and carriage

André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89)

'Le Bilboquet'; The cup-and-ball

André Adolfe Eugène Disdéri (1819-89)

'Les Billes'; Marbles

Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-89)

At the Crystal Palace, Sydenham

Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-89)

'Guy Fawkes'

Arthur James Melhuish (1829-95)

Vase on the East Terrace, Windsor Castle

Oscar Gustav Rejlander (1813-75)

'The oldest house in Lichfield'

Oscar Gustav Rejlander (1813-75)

'A Study'

Oscar Gustav Rejlander (1813-75)

Ingestre Hall

Attributed to Francis Bedford (1815-94)

View from the Moritzkirche at Coburg

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

View from the Moritzkirche, Coburg

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

The Government House, Coburg

Dr Hugh Welch Diamond (1809-86)

Copy of an ancient music manuscript

Richard Poate (1811-78)

The Victoria and Albert

Samuel E Poulton (1819-98)

Windsor from Brocas

William John Thoms (1803-85)

The Clock Tower, Eton College

Samuel E Poulton (1819-98)

Eton College from Weston's Yard

Samuel E Poulton (1819-98)

Eton College from Barnspool Bridge

Downes (active 1860)

Statue of Oliver Cromwell

Unknown Person

Highclere Castle

Unknown Person

Highclere Castle

EC Dyer (active 1858-66)

'Ichthyon', Taunton, Somerset

William Lake Price (1810-96)

[Grand] Corridor in Windsor Castle

William Lake Price (1810-96)


Unknown Person


After Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-82)

"The Angels"

William Lake Price (1810-96)

Corridor, Windsor Castle

Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert (1810-84)

Portrait by Mr F Joubert

Joseph Camille Thomas Contini (1827-1892)

The Boulevards, Cannes

Charles Nègre (1820-80)

Drawing Room, Villa Leader

Joseph Camille Thomas Contini (1827-1892)

The English Church, Cannes

Joseph Camille Thomas Contini (1827-1892)

Chateau St Ursula, Cannes. Lord Londesborough's Seat

Joseph Camille Thomas Contini (1827-1892)

The Port, Cannes

Joseph Camille Thomas Contini (1827-1892)

Villa Leader, Cannes

Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

Horticultural Gardens, South Kensington