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Robert Howlett (1831-58)

'Children of the Earl of Stamford'; Lord Grey and Lady Mary West as Children 1857

Albumen print | 22.4 x 18.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2081513

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Photograph of the painting 'Lord Grey and Lady Mary West as Children' by William Hogarth (1697-1764). Lord Grey stands on the right, holding a small puppy by the back legs. The puppy appears to be in pain. Lady Mary stands on the left. She holds a biscuit and a teething toy.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was in the collection of George Harry Booth-Grey, Earl of Stamford and Warrington (1827-83). The painting is now held by the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis.

  • Creator(s)

    Robert Howlett (1831-58) (photographer)

    After William Hogarth (1697-1764) (artist)

  • 22.4 x 18.7 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • People
      • Children
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs
            • Puppies
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Toys and Decorations
          • Toys
        • Clothing
          • Headgear
            • Hats
              • Bonnets
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
          • Paintings-British school