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Robert Howlett (1831-58)

Fresco by Consoni, in the Promenade Gallery, Buckingham Palace 1856

Albumen print | 10.2 x 23.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2101940

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Photograph of a fresco by Consoni depicting a group of putti. One putto is dressed as a Roman soldier. He is shown in the act of lifting himself from the ground, raising himself before two putti. A group of putti behind him hold his spear, shield and sword. The fresco is located in the Promenade (East) Gallery, Buckingham Palace.
  • Creator(s)

    Robert Howlett (1831-58) (photographer)

    After Nicola Consoni (1814-84) (artist)

  • 10.2 x 23.9 cm (image)

    27.5 x 44.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Buckingham Palace
                    • East Gallery [Buckingham Palace]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
          • Frescoes
    • People
      • Putti
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords
            • Spears
            • Armour
              • Shields (armour)
        • Packaging
          • Containers
            • Vessels (containers)
              • Urns
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees