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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'La fuite en Egypte' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160809

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Photograph of a drawing by Paul Delaroche, created around 1853. The work depicts the holy family's flight into Egypt. The Virgin is shown carrying infant Jesus while riding on a mule through a dark forest. St Joseph stands just behind them, to the right, holding a shepherd's crook in his right hand.

  • Creator(s)

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

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
    Saint Joseph
    Jesus Christ
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
              • Virgin & Child with Saints
                • Virgin & Child with Saints-Holy Family
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ-Flight into Egypt