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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Napoléon' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160770

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Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created in 1837. This half-length portrait of Napoléon I (1769-1821) depicts the young emperor in uniform, standing at his study and facing to the left. His right hand is tucked inside his waistcoat, whilst his left hand is placed behind his back.

  • Creator(s)

    After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) (artist)

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

    Napoléon I, Emperor of the French (1769-1821)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs