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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-89)

'The Opening of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham' 1893 copy after an original of 10 Jun 1854

Carbon copy print adhered over original print | 20.2 x 15.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906087

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Photograph of Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Prince Albert (1819-61) and three of their children who stand on a pedestal during the opening ceremony of the Crystal Palace. They are surrounded by a large entourage and in the background stand members of a choir and orchestra. In the foreground stands an audience and members of the clergy. The steel girders that support the building may be seen at the top of the photograph.
  • Creator(s)

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

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

    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)
    Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)
  • 20.2 x 15.5 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • 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]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Hyde Park [London]
                    • The Crystal Palace [Hyde Park]