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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


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


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

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)


    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

  • Subject(s)
    • 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