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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Alfred Rosling (1802-92)

St Paul's on a Misty Morning 1854

Albumen print | 15.6 x 19.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906195

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Photograph of St Paul's Cathedral as viewed from the various wharves situated along the banks of the river Thames in the foreground. This photograph was shown in 1854 at the first exhibition of the Photographic Society, where it received high praise. A review in The Athenaeum described it as 'truthfulness itself', while another in The Art Journal called it 'beautifully artistic and at the same time natural.' When reviewing the Photographic Society's exhibition in 1855, The Art Journal also referred to this 'striking' picture.
  • Creator(s)

    Alfred Rosling (1802-92) (photographer)

  • 15.6 x 19.5 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of southern England and south Wales
              • River Thames
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of London
                  • St Paul's Cathedral [London]