Statue of Her Majesty (Zinc)

Made:
1851 in Hyde Park
photographer:
Claude-Marie Ferrier

A photograph entitled 'Statue of Her Majesty (Zinc)', taken by Claude-Marie Ferrier in 1851. The statue of Queen Victoria, cast in zinc by the Vieille-Montagne Zinc Mining Company was on display at the Great Exhibition.

A photograph entitled 'Statue of Her Majesty (Zinc)', taken by Claude-Marie Ferrier in 1851.

The statue of Queen Victoria, cast in zinc by the Vieille-Montagne Zinc Mining Company was on display at the Great Exhibition.

This photograph is an illustration from 'Reports by the Juries' (1852), a four-volume work on the contents of the exhibition, illustrated with 155 photographs by Claude-Marie Ferrier and Hugh Owen (1804-1881). Only 140 presentation sets of this work were produced, to be given to notables of those countries which participated in the exhibition as a record of the great event.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/13694/57
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford