Mobile menu
Welcome back to the royal residences. Find out more about our measures to keep you safe.

Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Robert Howlett (1831-58)

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

Albumen print | 9.4 x 24.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2101938

Your share link is...

  Close

Photograph of a fresco by Consoni, showing a group of putti dancing to music played on a violin and a pipe. A harp leans against a tree in the corner of the fresco. The fresco is located in the Promenade (East) Gallery, Buckingham Palace.
  • Creator(s)

    Robert Howlett (1831-58) (photographer)

    After Nicola Consoni (1814-84) (artist)

  • 9.4 x 24.3 cm (image)

    27.5 x 45.0 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
      • Music
        • Musical instruments
          • Violins
          • Woodwind instruments
            • Pipes (Musical instruments)
          • Harps
    • People
      • Putti
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees