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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Jozef Van Lerius (1823-76)

'First Love'; Premier Né c.1863-5

Albumen print | 9.3 x 10.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2373720

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Photograph of the painting 'Premier Né' (First Born). The painting depicts a young couple seated together, supporting the weight of a young infant. The couple look down at the child. The painting was given to Prince Albert (1819-61) by Queen Victoria. The painting is no longer in the Royal Collection.

Photograph is from a folder of photographs of paintings and artworks displayed in Prince Albert's rooms. This painting was displayed in Prince Albert's writing room, on the south side.

  • Creator(s)

    After Jozef Van Lerius (1823-76) (artist)

  • annotation: (18.)/ The Prince Consort's Writing Room./ South Side. [upper mount]
    annotation: [above work] First Love./ [below work] J. VAN LERIUS. 1852./ Oil on Canvas. 2 ft 7 in x 2 ft 6 in. [around photograph]
  • 9.3 x 10.0 cm (image)

    28.0 x 34.4 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
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          • Social behaviour
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