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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-89)

'The Opening of Crystal Palace at Sydenham' 1869 copy after an original of 10 Jun 1854

Carbon print | 7.6 x 10.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2906088

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Photograph of Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Prince Albert (1819-61), Prince Albert Edward (1841-1910), later King Edward VII, Prince Alfred (1844-1900), later Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha and Princess Victoria (1840-1901), later Empress Friedrich standing on a dais as they receive an address from a man with his back to the viewer during the opening of Crystal Palace. Behind the Royal couple stand an entourage and in the background stand members of an orchestra. In the foreground is an audience watching the proceedings.
  • Creator(s)

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

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)
    King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
    Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg & Gotha (1844-1900)
    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • 7.6 x 10.4 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musical forms
          • Choirs (musical)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Floors
            • Dais (platforms)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • Sydenham [London]
                  • Crystal Palace Park [London]
                    • The Crystal Palace