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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


'Angels Heads'


Albumen print | 17.6 x 22.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2081520

Photograph of a painting after 'Child's Portrait in Different Views: "Angel's Heads"' by Joshua Reynolds (1723-92). The painting depicts five heads of children. The children are represented as angels.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was in the collection of Samuel Jones-Loyd, Baron Overstone (1796-1883).

  • Creator(s)

    Robert Howlett (1831-58)


    After a work previously attributed to Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-92) (artist)

  • 17.6 x 22.5 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Children
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels