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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Enfants surpris par l'orage' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160751

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Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created in 1825 and first shown at the Leburn Hall in Paris in 1828. The image depicts two children standing on a winding path during a storm. The younger girl covers her left ear with her left hand and screws her eyes shut, whilst sheltering under the apron of the older girl. The latter gazes upwards to the left and holds a basket in her right arm.

  • Creator(s)

    After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) (artist)

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Meteorology
          • Storms
    • People
      • Children