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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'La mère de Moïse' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160812

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Photograph of an unidentified work by Delaroche. The image depicts Moses' mother lying in fetal position, facing to the left. She is holding on to Moses who is placed in a basket on the Nile's river bank. The winding river is visible in the background to the left.

  • Creator(s)

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

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of Africa
            • River Nile