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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Francis Bedford (1815-94)

York Minster from Lord Mayor's Walk 1854

Albumen print | 18.9 x 24.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906202

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Photograph of York Minster, in the background, with domestic buildings in the middle distance and a crenelated wall in the foreground.

This study, which was shown at the Photographic Society's exhibition in 1855, is a reminder of Bedford's early architectural experience and consequent interest in church buildings. He had exhibited other (non-photographic) pictures of York Minster at the Royal Academy in 1843 and in 1849.

  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 18.9 x 24.5 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
            • Yorkshire & Humberside [England]
              • Yorkshire [England]
                • North Yorkshire [Yorkshire]
                  • York [North Yorkshire]
                    • York Minster [York]
                    • Lord Mayor's Walk [York]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture