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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Pilgrims in Sight of Rome'; Pilgrims Arriving in Sight of Rome 1857

Albumen print | 20.2 x 27.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2081521

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Photograph of the painting 'Pilgrims Arriving in Sight of Rome' by Sir Charles Eastlake (1793-1865). The painting depicts a group of people standing on the side of a hill. On the far left side of the painting is a distant view of Rome. Three of the people in the group kneel down before the view.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was in the collection of Francis Russell, Duke of Bedford (1788-1861). The painting is now held by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 20.2 x 27.1 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]