The exhibition features original prints taken by Francis Bedford, photographer to the Prince of Wales (King Edward VII), and the first photographer to accompany a royal tour.
In 1862, the Prince of Wales embarked on a four-month tour of the Middle East. The exhibition documents the journey through the work of Francis Bedford, which took the Prince to Egypt, Palestine and the Holy Land, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey and Greece.
Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East
Friday 08 March 2013 to Sunday 21 July 2013
The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
The exhibition will later move to The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace from 31 October 2014 – 22 February 2015.
For more information and to book tickets visit The Royal Collection Trust