The Hippo. The Hippopotamus at the Zoological Gardens, Regent's Park, 1852. Count de Montizon (Juan Carlos Maria Isidro de Borbón) (1822-1887). Salted paper print, wet collodion negative using double lens, instant exposure, from The Photographic Album for the Year, 1855. The hippopotamus was captured in August 1849, on the banks of the White Nile and sent over to Queen Victoria by the Egyptian Pasha. The photograph is taken from the animal's point of view, as if from inside the cage. Lizenz: Public Domain.