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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

Miniatures 1857

Albumen print | 13.8 x 22.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2081458

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Photograph of three framed miniatures that were displayed at the 1857 Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition. Beneath each miniature is a metal ribbon identifying the sitter. From left to right the sitters are John Milton, Oliver Cromwell and Lady Rachel Russell.

  • Creator(s)

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

    Russell, Rachel, Lady (1636-1723)
    Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658)
    John Milton (1608-1674)
  • 13.8 x 22.7 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs