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Robert Howlett (1831-58)

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

Albumen print | 8.6 x 35.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2101934

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Photograph of a fresco by Consoni depicting a procession of putti. The putti wave branches, wear masks, beat drums,
and blow horns. At the end of the procession one putto rides a goat, two putti carry a birdcage and one putto holds an urn. The fresco is located in the Promenade (East) Gallery, Buckingham Palace.
  • Creator(s)

    Robert Howlett (1831-58) (photographer)

    After Nicola Consoni (1814-84) (artist)

  • 8.6 x 35.8 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
          • Brass instruments
            • Horns (musical instruments)
          • Percussion instruments
            • Drums
    • People
      • Putti
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Sheep
            • Rams
          • Bird cages
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Packaging
          • Containers
            • Vessels (containers)
              • Urns
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Birds