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Photographs 1842-61

Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography


The Port, Cannes

circa 1863

Albumen print | 19.7 x 25.1 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2932798

Photograph of the Port at Cannes. Four large boats are moored at the dock. A group of three figures wearing hats are seated on a plank of wood overhanging the harbour wall. Three storeyed buildings stand alongside the harbour. The Castre Tower and Old Cannes Castle are photograph, located in the background on top of a hill overlooking the port.

  • Creator(s)

    J Contini (active c. 1865) (photographer)

  • 19.7 x 25.1 cm (image) (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Provence [France]
            • Alpes-Maritimes
              • Cannes [France]
                • Castre Tower [Cannes]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Chateaux
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Waterway engineering
          • Ports
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Ships