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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

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View across St James's Park of the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben c. 1858

Albumen print | 15.0 x 20.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2906277

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Photograph of St James's Park in the foreground of the picture with trees and a lake visible in the mid ground. In the left background stands the recently built Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster with Big Ben in it's centre. In the middle of the photograph stands the Victoria Tower named after Queen Victoria (1819-1901) in honour of her Diamond Jubilee. Westminster Abbey stands on the right background of the picture.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • 15.0 x 20.4 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
                  • Westminster Abbey [London]
                  • Palace of Westminster [London]
                  • Big Ben [Westminster]
                  • St James's Park [London]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Town planning, landscapes and gardens
        • Parks (public promenades, municipal, urban)