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Daguerreotype
  • Daguerreotype
    Delamotte, Philip Henry, born 1820 - died 1889
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Daguerreotype

  • Date:

    10/06/1854 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Delamotte, Philip Henry, born 1820 - died 1889 (photographer)
    Williams, Thomas Richard, born 1824 - died 1871 (photographer)

  • Museum number:

    1680-1939

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DAG, shelf 7

Date

10/06/1854 (made)

Artist/maker

Delamotte, Philip Henry, born 1820 - died 1889 (photographer)
Williams, Thomas Richard, born 1824 - died 1871 (photographer)

Dimensions

Width: 127 mm frame with

Descriptive line

Daguerreotype probably by T.R. William, Crystal Palace, Sydenham, opening, View of the Royal Party, including Queen Victoria, 10 June 1854

Labels and date

The Crystal Palace was built in 1851 in Hyde Park to house the Great Exhibition, which showcased arts and industry, including photography, from around the world. When the building was moved and reconstructed in South London, Delamotte was commissioned to document the process. This image shows the royal party, including Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, at the opening ceremony on 10 June 1854. [10/2012]
Gallery 100, ‘History of photography’, 2012-2013, label texts :

Probably Philip Henry Delamotte (1820 – 89)
Opening Ceremony of the Crystal Palace
at Sydenham
1854

The Crystal Palace was built in 1851 in Hyde Park to
house the Great Exhibition, which showcased arts
and industry, including photography, from around
the world. The building was subsequently moved
and reconstructed in South London. This image
shows the royal party, including Queen Victoria
and Prince Albert, at the re-opening ceremony
on 10 June 1854.

Daguerreotype
Museum no. 1680-1939
[11 03 2014]
Gallery 100: A History of Photography: Series and Sequences, 6 February 2015 – 1 November 2015.
In 1854, the Great Exhibition showcased arts and industry, including photography, from around the world. It took place in the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park. The building was subsequently moved and reconstructed in south London. These important early photographs, taken moments apart, show Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at the re-opening ceremony on 10 June 1854. [03/02/2015]

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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