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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-89)

'The Egyptian Court at the Crystal Palace' 8 - 8 Jul 1854

Albumen print | 11.8 x 13.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2906089

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Photograph of Princess Alice and Victoria, Princess Royal accompanied by Madame Rollande, Miss Hildyard, Mr Digby Wyatt and Sir Joseph Paxton as they visit the Crystal Palace. The group stand in the Egyptian court and there are replicas of sphinx statues in the background.

Paxton designed the Crystal Palace and stands on the right, holding a hat in his left hand and facing the viewer.
  • Creator(s)

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

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    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)
    Miss Hilyard
    Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt (1820-77)
    Sir Joseph Paxton (1803-65)
  • 11.8 x 13.4 cm (image)

  • From an album of photographs 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]
                      • Egyptian Court [The Crystal Palace]