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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Returning from Labour' 1857

Albumen print | 13.1 x 32.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2081542

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Photograph of a painting depicting a two herdsmen with their cattle. The cattle in the foreground jointly carry a basket. On the far left side of the painting, in the background, are a group of men with horses.

  • Creator(s)

    Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67) (photographer)

    After a work attributed to Richard Ansdell (1815-85) (artist)

  • 13.1 x 32.8 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Cattle & oxen
          • Horses