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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'A lady'; A Lady with a Parrot and a Gentleman with a Monkey 1857

Albumen print | 19.8 x 15.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2081381

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Photograph of a painting of a woman and man standing beneath an arch. The woman feeds a parrot with her right hand, and holds a plate of feed with her left. The man appears to gesture to a monkey, seated in the foreground.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was in the collection of H.T. Hope. The painting is now held by the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 19.8 x 15.7 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Apes & Monkeys
          • Birds
            • Parrots