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Exhibitions and records of works of art

Prince Albert recognised the importance of photography to record and document notable exhibitions and works of art


A Battle between Horsemen and Infantrymen


Albumen print | 32 x 21 cm (image) | RCIN 2864184

A photograph of a drawing currently in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. Pl 430), formerly attributed to Raphael, but no longer thought to be by him. The drawing has been connected with a sheet now in the Albertina, Vienna (inv. no.226), a facsimile of which can be found at RCIN 852249.

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 852247) can be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 22 (970581)

  • Creator(s)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Attributed to Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

  • 32 x 21 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • War operations
            • Battles
        • Cavalry
          • Cavalry soldiers
        • Infantry & Foot troops
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
            • Cavalry horses
    Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael in der Albertina 1983 : aus Anlass des 500. Geburtstages des Künstlers, Vienna 1983
    p.156, under no.54

    Raphael dans les collections françaises 1983 : Hommage a Raphael. Raphael dans les collections françaises: (Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 15 novembre 1983-13 fevrier 1984), Paris
    p.322, Pl.430

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris
    pp.199-200, no.560